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Latseen Káx̱ Yéi Atdaané – Gathering for Strength

SHI's Culturally Responsive Ed Conference in Juneau

Date & Time

June 13, 2023

Event Venue(s)

Thunder Mtn High School in Juneau

Virtual Event (Online)

Event Cost

No cost to register for in-person or virtual attendance

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Event Details

Welcome to “Our Cultural Landscape” – Sealaska Heritage’s sixth culturally responsive education conference June 13–15. Offered in person in Juneau (at Thunder Mountain High School) with featured elements available virtually. The theme of this year’s event is Latseen Káx̱ Yéi Atdaané – Gathering for Strength. There is no cost to register for virtual or in-person components.

Provides educators and administrators with a deep understanding of culturally responsive education and equips them to transform their classrooms, pedagogy, and curriculum to fully support all students’ success—especially those who have been historically underserved, disenfranchised, and marginalized by colonized systems.

  • Educators, administrators, university faculty, and community members are all welcome and encouraged to attend.
  • Attendees will find engaging and informative sessions to support their thinking around culturally-responsive education
  • Teaching skills for K–12 and university settings, critical theory, place-based education, and possibilities for indigenizing curriculum and building safe social environments for all learners.
  • Learn More at To Register, select “Conference 2023.” (note: registration is free).
  • To learn about Housing & Travel Scholarships, select “Travel & Lodging.”

Travel Scholarships are available for teachers & administrators from various Southeast Alaska districts.

CCTHITA Navigators Scholarship – 20 Educators from the following school districts are eligible for the travel scholarship:

  • Juneau School District
  • Hydaburg City School District
  • Klawock City School District
  • Craig City School District
  • Southeast Island School District
  • Funding pays for: $450 Training Scholarship. Travel & lodging for travelers not from Juneau + $270 per diem + car rental reimbursement. Funding provided by Dept. of Education, et al.

Sealaska Heritage Institute CRE Travel Scholarship – 20 Educators are eligible for this travel scholarship, with priority given to:

  • Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
  • Annette Island School District
  • Petersburg Borough School District
  • Wrangell Public School District
  • Funding pays $700 stipends to help offset the cost of travel and lodging.