David Russell-Jensen, 2015 Sealaska Intern

“Interning at Sealaska is an incredible experience and is so rewarding. The staff at Sealaska Heritage and Sealaska have been so welcoming and encouraging. It has been awesome meeting the other interns who are from all around the country. I just can’t believe how fast 10 weeks goes by.”

Tribe/Clan/House: Tsimshian, Gisbudwada, House of Niisluut
Internship Placement: Sealaska Heritage Institute (Juneau, Alaska)

Major Project(s): Developing language and cultural materials for Opening the Gate Math Academy and Latseen.

Educational Background:  University of Alaska Southeast, Bachelor of Liberal Arts with an emphasis in Alaska Native Languages and Studies, Expected 2017