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Sealaska Heritage releases hour-long film highlighting 40 years of Celebration

 

January 4, 2023



Sealaska Heritage Institute has released an hour-long film on the history and origin of Celebration since the first gathering in 1982.

The film, titled “40 Years of Celebration - A Biennial Festival of Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian Cultures,” begins with the first Celebration when Native people came together in Juneau to celebrate their cultures. The film shows the growth of the event over the years.

It started off with primarily elders and has expanded to include all ages.

It also has grown to include art shows, a Native artists market, food contests, Native fashion show, a toddler rega...



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