The Juneau School District selected Eldri Westmoreland as the first permanent Principal of the Tlingit Culture, Language, and Literacy program, which has grown since it was established in 2000.
Sealaska Heritage Institute has taken over a three-story structure on the same block as its Walter Soboleff Building, with plans to convert it into educational space.
Sealaska Heritage Institute is expanding its early literacy program to Anchorage through a partnership with the Alaska Native Heritage Center.
Federal grants totaling $35.3 million pay for twenty-eight programs statewide to support Alaska Native students and teach Native languages and culture.
A semicircle of stones beneath Shakan Bay, on the west side of Prince of Wales Island, appears to be 11,000 years old, the earliest sign of human habitation in the region.
The contribution includes $10,000 in in-kind research services, which SHI routinely uses to measure and evaluate its programs.
Three major Southeast Alaska Native groups are pushing two parallel alternatives to a proposal to merge the University of Alaska Southeast into another UA university to alleviate the institution’s financial pressures.
The United States Green Building Council has awarded Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Walter Soboleff Building a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold rating, making it the second structure in Southeast Alaska to win gold status.