SHI to co-sponsor drum and dance gathering and native artist market

Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) will co-sponsor a pre-Celebration gathering for drummers and dancers, with a Native artist market to be held simultaneously.

This free event is scheduled from 1-5:30 p.m., Saturday, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. All are welcome to attend this community event.

Tables will be available at no charge for Native artists interested in displaying and selling their work. Artists and dance groups should contact Nancy Barnes at 364-2327 to reserve a table or schedule a performance.

Sealaska Heritage Institute is a private, nonprofit founded in 1980 to promote cultural diversity and cross-cultural understanding. The institute is governed by a Board of Trustees and guided by a Council of Traditional Scholars. Its mission is to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian cultures of Southeast Alaska.


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