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Sheldon Jackson Museum curator Jackie Fernandez discusses the start of summer hours, and “Slow Art Day” this Saturday, April 27, 1-3 PM (free to public). Visitors will be encouraged to get hands-on as “Curators in Training.” The Native Artist residency program begins on May 9. For more information about all the new programs visit the Sheldon Jackson Museum online or visit the Friends of Sheldon Jackson Facebook page.
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‘Slow Art Day’ this Saturday at the SJ Museum
The Naa Kahidi Dancers performed at the Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi on Saturday to celebrate the group's 20th anniversary. The Naa Kahidi Dancers were founded in 1994 by Chuck Miller, who began dancing when he was three years old, in the Sitka Native Education Program. "When I dance, when I put on my regalia, it feels like my ancestors are running through my veins," he said. more