Sealaska's noon lectures continue

Sealaska Heritage Institute’s fall lecture series continues through October, with free noon lectures on topics ranging from clan crests, lost Alaskans, historical trauma in Alaska Native peoples and Alaska Native history.

All lectures will be at the Walter Soboleff Building in Juneau and livestreamed on Sealaska Heritage Institute’s YouTube channel at noon and saved to the institute’s channel immediately after.

The October lecture schedule:

Oct. 4 “Epigenetics and Historical Trauma in Alaska Native Peoples,” by Riphan Malhi

Oct. 6 “Morningside Hospital: The Lost Alaskans,” by Niesje Steinkruger and Eric Cordingley

Oct. 13 “Yanyeidí Clan Origin and Crests,” by Lillian Petershoare

Oct. 25 “Traditional Ecological Knowledge of the Wolf,” by Steve Langdon

Oct. 27 “The National Academy of Sciences,” by Thomas Thornton

Date TBA, “History of Teikweidí Clan,” by Dan Brown

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Sealaska Heritage Institute is a private nonprofit organization, founded to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures of Southeast Alaska.

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