Sealaska Heritage Institute lectures scheduled for today, Monday

Sealaska Heritage Institute has rescheduled a lecture by Ed Thomas to Thursday, Nov. 17, due to snow conditions Monday.


Thomas, president of Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indians of Alaska, will give a talk about the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act titled “The Interrelationships Between Tribes and Corporations.”

The brown bag lecture series will continue through November and focus on the impact of ANCSA. SHI is sponsoring the series to celebrate Native American Heritage Month.

The lectures will be held from 12-1 p.m. in the fourth floor boardroom at Sealaska Plaza in Juneau. The lectures also will be streamed live at They are free and open to the public.

Upcoming lectures are:

Monday, Nov. 21: “The Legal Status of Alaska Native Corporations & Economic Self Determination,” with Chris McNeil, president and CEO, Sealaska Corporation

Monday, Nov. 28: “ANCSA: A Path to Assimilation or Cultural Survival,” with Rosita Worl, president, Sealaska Heritage Institute.

The series was sponsored by MRV Architects, the McDowell Group and Kathy Ruddy of Juneau.

For more information, contact Zachary Jones at 586-9261.


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