Sealaska Heritage Institute announced Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, it is raising money to build a Sealaska Heritage Arts Campus in the current location of the Sealaska Corp. parking lot. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Sealaska Heritage Institute announced Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, it is raising money to build a Sealaska Heritage Arts Campus in the current location of the Sealaska Corp. parking lot. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Video: Sealaska’s Rosita Worl talks about her vision for new arts campus

She’s president of Sealaska Heritage Institute.

Dr. Rosita Worl, president of the Sealaska Heritage Institute, speaks Wednesday about plans to build a Sealaska Heritage Arts Campus in the current location of the Sealaska Corporation parking lot.

SHI this week received word that it received a federal grant of more than $5.6 million for the $12 million project, which — along with donations and grants from other sources — puts the project at 70 percent toward its funding goal.


• Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and mpenn@juneauempire.com. Follow our Instagram at @Juneau.Life.


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