Ripan S. Malhi, Ph.D., speaks at the Walter Soboleff Center on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Malhi is a Richard and Margaret Romano Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with affiliations in anthropology, the School of Integrative Biology, and the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology. The lecture is part of Sealaska Heritage Institute’s events in recognition of Native American Heritage Month. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ripan S. Malhi, Ph.D., speaks at the Walter Soboleff Center on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Malhi is a Richard and Margaret Romano Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with affiliations in anthropology, the School of Integrative Biology, and the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology. The lecture is part of Sealaska Heritage Institute’s events in recognition of Native American Heritage Month. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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Tsimshian Artist David R. Boxley works on a feast tray made out of alder at the Walter Soboleff Building on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Boxley is spending the week demostrating his craft for the Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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