Sealaska Heritage Workshop Policy & Standards
• All Sealaska Heritage Workshop locations are alcohol free, smoke free, and drug free.
• Only preauthorized participants may attend the workshops.
• Participants are expected to help tidy up at the end of each session.
• SHI NWC art programs and participants shall comply with the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 (PL 101-644), which makes it unlawful to display for sale or to sell any product in a manner that falsely suggests it is Indian produced, an Indian product of a particular Indian tribe or Indian arts and craft organization. The law further provides that the term “Indian” means any individual who is a member of a federally or state recognized Indian tribe or is certified as an Indian artisan by an Indian tribe.
• SHI NWC art programs and participants shall comply with Southeast Alaska Native traditional laws in respecting clan ownership of crests, names, songs, and other such cultural and intellectual property of clans.
• SHI NWC art programs and participants shall also comply with applicable federal, state, local, and tribal laws and tax codes
• SHI reserves the right to remove participants from the program if they do not meet the criteria for participation or follow the policies as outlined above. Please mail any requests for appeal to the SHI president at Sealaska Heritage Institute, 105 S. Seward St, Suite 201, Juneau, AK 99801. All appeals must be made in writing.