SHI to sponsor guitar jam, Native artist market Saturday

Posted: Thursday, December 16, 2010

Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a celebration of Native guitarists and art this weekend with a free jam session and art market.

It's free of charge and open to the public.

Performers will include Betty Marvin, Andy Cadiente and Kevin Skeek.

The Native Artist Market will be open from 3-6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 18 at Centennial Hall. Musicians will begin performing at 4 p.m.

SHI is a Native nonprofit established in 1980 to administer educational and cultural programs for Sealaska, a regional Native corporation formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The institute's mission is to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures. Language revitalization is a priority of SHI.

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