Ketchikan Museums

Native Arts Study Program – On display through September 2023 “This apron represents my family name ‘Ketah.’ It is derived from the Tlingit ‘Kéetáxch,’ which refers to the orca’s hunting behavior of slapping its tail on the surface of the water. The Raven figure refers to my moiety.” – Eechdaa, Dave Ketah

Sheldon Jackson Museum

Alaska Native Artist Residency Program. Sitka, AK – July 8 through July 30, 2022. Eechdaa is the first in the lineup for the Sheldon Jackson Museum’s Alaska Native Artist Residency Program for 2022! Eechdaa Dave Ketah is a Tlingit carver, drum maker and painter. He will be the artist-in-residence at the Sheldon Jackson Museum and …

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example of completed tinaa project

Tináa Workshop

July 9th and July 16th – In person or Online. The Sheldon Jackson Museum and Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum invite the public to participate in a tináa (copper shield) making class. In this class taught by Eechdaa Dave Ketah (Tlingit) students ages, 12+ will have an opportunity to make one large tináa pendant, two …

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custom display for presenting tinaa

Ravenstail Robe Feast

May 14th, 2022. It was an honor to be commissioned to build this display. My work supported the gifts of copper given to guests at the feast celebrating Jacqueline Jainga-Hyllseth’s completion of a masterwork Ravenstail robe.