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Lecture series
Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) will sponsor a lecture series this month that explores the origins and earliest presence of Indigenous populations and cultures in Southeast Alaska from traditional knowledge and various scientific perspectives.
The series is also offered as part of a one-credit course through the University of Alaska Southeast.
Tuesday, Jan. 12
·         Ice Age Migration and Settlement in Southeast Alaska: Human Response to Climate Change by E. James Dixon, professor emeritus of anthropology and the former director of the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico.
Thursday, Jan. 14
·         Paleogenomics, Community Engagement and Evolutionary Histories of Indigenous peoples of Southeast Alaska and North Coast of British Columbia by Ripan S. Malhi, a Richard and Margaret Romano Professor in the Department of Anthropology, School of Integrative Biology, American Indian Studies program and Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Tuesday, Jan. 19
·         Evolution of Northwest Coast Art by Steve Brown, an independent researcher, author and artist focused on the Northwest Coast art traditions for all of his adult life. He has been involved in carving projects in Southeast Alaska, British Columbia, and Washington State and has authored several well-received books on the subject.
Thursday, Jan. 21
·         Spiritualized Pragmatics: Shared Perspectives and Productive Intersections of Existence Scapes among the Haida, Tsimshian and Tlingit of the Northern Northwest Coast by Dr. Steve J. Langdon, emeritus professor of anthropology at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Tuesday, Jan. 26
·         Alpine Cairns and Social and Environmental Change in Southeast Alaska by Tom Thornton, dean of arts and sciences and vice-provost of Research and Sponsored programs at the University of Alaska Southeast and affiliate professor at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute.
Thursday, Jan. 28
·         Overview of the Dene languages and the Place of Tlingit in Na-Dene by SHI linguist Jeff Leer, a professor emeritus of linguistics at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.
Tuesday, Feb. 2
·         Tlingit and the Dene-Yeniseian Hypothesis by Dr. Edward Vajda, professor at Western Washington University.
Thursday, Feb. 4
·         The Tsimshianic Language Family, its Ancestry and Distant Relatives by Marie-Lucie Tarpent a Canadian linguist and retired associate professor of linguistics and French at Mount Saint Vincent University [MSVU], Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Tuesday, Feb. 9
·         The Haida Language: Origins, External Relationships and Language Contact Through the Lenses of Linguistics, Other Sciences and Oral Histories by Marianne Boelscher Ignace, Gulḵiihlgad, professor of linguistics and Indigenous studies at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada, and director of SFU’s Indigenous Languages Program.
This program is provided under the Preparing Indigenous Teachers and Administrators for Alaska Schools (PITAAS) program and funded by the Alaska Native Education Program.
CONTACT: Amy Fletcher, SHI Media and Publications Director, 907.586.9116,

Posted: Thu, 7 Jan. 2021
Expires: Sat, 6 Feb. 2021
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\"The Last 5 Years\"

January 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd

"The Last 5 Years" (In-Person & Online)

First City Players Fall Musical starring Kyle Bailey and Jillian Polluck. Its a two-person musical that depicts a young couple over the course of their relationship and marriage. Seating is limited tickets available by phone. **Please keep in mind, performances are subject to ruling by EOC  and may be rescheduled (in which case, tickets are fully refundable)**

Call First City Players for more info 225-4792

Posted: Thu, 7 Jan. 2021
Expires: Wed, 27 Jan. 2021
Museum Mid-Day

Thursday, January 14th

Museum Mid-Day  Event Calendar (Online)

Join Curator of Exhibits Ryan McHale and Graduate Student Brandon Castle (University of Washington, Museology) for the first virtual Museum Mid-Day of 2021

Mapping the Landscape: Re-centering Indigenous Place Names

Re-centering Indigenous place names on the map reassert the continued presence and sovereignty of Indigenous Peoples.

Free and open to the public
12:00 - 1:00 pm Tongass Historical Museum Facebook Page

Posted: Thu, 7 Jan. 2021
Expires: Sat, 6 Feb. 2021
Paleo Nerds

New podcasts every Wednesday

Paleo Nerds (Online)

Self-described paleo nerds Ray Troll and David Strassman discuss paleontology with experts around the nation in their podcast. New podcasts every Wednesday!

Posted: Thu, 7 Jan. 2021
Expires: Wed, 7 Apr. 2021
Taken Out of Context

Friday, January 8th-29th, 2021
"Taken Out of Context" (In-Person & Online)

Cameo McRoberts in her first solo exhibit makes creative fodder out of a century of print images, challenging its original context and creating new perspectives. 

All Main Street Gallery exhibits are free and open to the public
2:00 - 7;00 pm Main Street Gallery &

Posted: Thu, 7 Jan. 2021
Expires: Mon, 1 Feb. 2021
Nomination Deadline 01/04/21

Celebration of the Stars Gala event on January 23rd, 2021
Nomination forms may be obtained at and are due January 4, 2021.


The Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the availability of nominations for the annual 2020 Community Awards.


In keeping with a long-standing practice, awards will be presented by the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce at the Celebration of the Stars Gala event on January 23rd, 2021. 

Nomination forms may be obtained at and are due January 4, 2021.


The event will celebrate Ketchikan: “The Spirit of Resilience” as the theme and will be available both to attend in person or virtually.

New for this year is that each award is sponsored by a local business or organization. 


Nomination forms may be obtained at and are due January 4, 2021. 


The categories include:


The Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce & SBDC Business of the Year

The Optimum Health and Wellness Citizen of the Year

The Alaska Airlines Outstanding Community Service Award

The Ward Cove Group Entrepreneur of the Year

The KPU Emerging Leader Award

Posted: Sat, 2 Jan. 2021
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