The Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum
Annual Meeting

Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 1:00 PM
Aspen Suites Hotel Sitka & Zoom

This event is free of charge for all attendees.

Please visit the City of Sitka website at for COVID-19 mitigation information.
Masks are highly encouraged.


Topic: Friends of SJM Annual Meeting
Time: Feb 18, 2023 01:00 PM Alaska

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In 2023, the Friends are proud to present guest speaker Desiree Jackson! Desiree is the Executive Director at Goldbelt Heritage Foundation. She is of Tlingit descent and belongs to the Tsaagweidi clan. Desiree is a Registered Dietitian (RD) who specializes in Alaska Native traditional and customary diet. Attendees of Whalefest 2022 may recognize her from her talk “Generational Nutrition and the Sea: Sharing the Knowledge of our Ancestors.”

At the annual meeting on 2/18, Ms. Jackson will present “Sample the Season: An Introduction to Locally Harvested Foods.” Attend to learn about locally harvested food’s cultural, medicinal, and nutritional benefits from a holistic lens: traditional harvesting and knowledge of the Tlingit people, coupled with a contemporary understanding and knowledge!

Additional Meeting Information:

1:00 PM: Doors open; raffle and refreshments begin
1:30 PM: Friends of SJM Annual Meeting
2:00 PM: Presentation by Desiree Jackson


To learn more, email or call (907) 747-6233.