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  1. Sealaska Corp. adds to seafood investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Sealaska Corp. recently purchased a majority interest in Odyssey, a Seattle-based seafood processor that owns this building. It sells a variety of seafood, under the Treasure of the Sea and Chef's Treasures brand.

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  2. What's Happening the week of April 19-25Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Jazz Performance by Ed Littlefield, Friday, April 21, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Saturday, April 22, 6 p.m., Sealaska Heritage Walter Soboleff Building. With Christian Fabian and Reuel Lubag. Dirty Skeeze LIVE, Friday, April 21, 10 p.m.-Sat, ...

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  3. Haa Shuk : Three-year Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian language apprenticeships beginRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Capital City Weekly

    If language and health are linked, then the ten Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian language apprentices recently gathered for a talk on the subject were embarking on a journey not just to reclaim a vital aspect of their culture, but to better health, both for themselves and for their communities. Sealaska Heritage Institute has expanded upon its Tlingit Language mentor-apprentice program, which recently completed its three-year span, and begun a new program that includes all three Southeast Alaska Native Languages: the Haa Shuk Community Language Learning Project.

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  4. Low oil prices hit Sealaska dividendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Anthony Mallott is president and CEO of Sealaska, the Juneau-based regional Native corporation that's distributing $10.6 million to its 22,000 members this month. Sealaska , Southeast's regional corporation, just announced it will pay out $10.6 million to its more than 22,000 members mid-month.

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  5. Low oil prices hit Sealaska dividendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | APRN

    Anthony Mallott is president and CEO of Sealaska, the Juneau-based regional Native corporation that's distributing $10.6 million to its 22,000 members this month. Sealaska , Southeast's regional corporation, just announced it will pay out $10.6 million to its more than 22,000 members mid-month.

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  6. First Friday events in Juneau, SitkaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Capital City Weekly

    ... been added since March. In the lobby, Tlingit jeweler Renee Culp will be selling her original designs, and in the Sealaska Heritage Store, locals will have a chance to preview new spring and summer inventory. Everyone is welcome. Coppa will show ...

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  7. Alaska native corporation buys into Seattle seafood companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Seattle Times

    Sealaska, an Alaska native corporation, is acquiring a majority interest in Odyssey Enterprises, a Seattle-based seafood processing company that employs some 250 people. Terry Downes, chief operating officer of Juneau-based Sealaska, said Odyssey has sales of nearly $200 million a year.

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  8. Income tax proposal well received at Alaska Native forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... he said. "And then you just start going down the line." Edgmon is the first House Speaker of Alaska Native descent. Sealaska regional Native corporation President Joe Nelson said the House majority has support from within the Native community. "This ...

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  9. Correction: Native Corporation-Leader Resigns storyRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2017 | The Navajo Times

    ... The committee helped bring forward a bill that transferred about 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest to Sealaska. The legislation gave the corporation access to more valuable timber stands, economic development locations and heritage sites. ...

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  10. Longtime leader of Sealaska board to step downRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Navajo Times

    ... The committee helped bring forward a bill that transferred about 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest to Sealaska. The legislation gave the corporation access to more valuable timber stands, economic development locations and heritage sites. ...

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  11. Longtime leader Rosita Worl to leave Sealaska boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | APRN

    Longtime Sealaska regional Native corporation board member Rosita Worl will step down as a director in June. She will continue to head up the Sealaska Heritage Institute.

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  12. Sealaska Heritage Institute picks three young Native artists for projectRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Stephen Jackson, Haida artist TJ Young and Tsimshian artist Mike Dangeli submitted the winning proposals for the Sealaska Heritage Institute's house post project. The project will be the final installation planned for the Walter Soboleff Building, ...

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  13. Sealaska Heritage Institute picks 3 young Native artists for projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... Stephen Jackson, Haida artist TJ Young and Tsimshian artist Mike Dangeli submitted the winning proposals for the Sealaska Heritage Institute's house post project. Lee Kadinger is Chief Operating Officer at SHI. He said the project will be the final ...

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  14. Council President: - We have to be compassionate in holding people accountable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Coalition's Alaska Native Community Working Group. The forum is sponsored by Central Council of Tlingit & Haida and Sealaska. (Michael Penn/Juneau Empire) Hosting Native Issues Forums that are open to the public on topics such as criminal justice ...

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  15. SHI to showcase Northwest Coast masterworks at second art auctionRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Sealaska Heritage Institute will showcase contemporary masterpieces of Northwest Coast art at its second art auction in an effort to perpetuate critical programs such as Native language revitalization and workshops on endangered Native art forms. Funds from the proceeds will build SHI's new endowment to ensure art, language and education programs live long into the future, especially in this era of uncertain fiscal times, said SHI President Rosita Worl.

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  16. SHI chooses three Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian artists to make postsRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Sealaska Heritage Institute has chosen three emerging, master Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian artists to carve three cedar house posts that will be cast into bronze. The project is a part of SHI's ongoing effort to make Juneau the Northwest Coast art capital of the world.

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  17. Can home wood pellet boilers go from fringe to mainstream?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... enough demand that is created by people installing them, something like that could happen for Juneau," Higdon said. Sealaska, the regional Native corporation, outfitted its headquarters with a wood pellet boiler. About two years ago, it added ...

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  18. Rising stars in language revitalization spearhead new language committeeRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    The first meeting of Sealaska Heritage Institute's Southeast Regional Language Committee began late January with traditional introductions by the committee's three members: Lance Twitchell, who spoke in Lingt , Gavin Hudson, who spoke in Sm'algyax , and Benjamin Young, who spoke in Xaad Kl . Hearing the three young men express themselves in Southeast Alaska's indigenous languages was an uplifting way to begin, said SHI President Rosita Worl.

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  19. First Friday Feb. 6th in Juneau and HainesRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Sealaska Heritage will host a performance by Yees Ku Oo, a multicultural dance group comprised of many indigenous nations. The Tlingit name Yees Ku Oo means "New People/New Beginning," and was translated by the late Tlingit elder Clarence Jackson in 2003, the year the group formed.

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  20. Native leaders concerned over Trump presidency implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | KSKA

    ... at the western meeting. She's executive director of the National Council of American Indians and a board member of Sealaska, Southeast's regional Native corporation. "There are things in this administration's agenda that we can find common ground ...

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