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Ronald John Jr.

...He was born and raised in Angoon, Alaska on December 27, 1936 to Ronald (Sr.) and Elsie John. Ronald was the clan leader from the Raven House of Angoon. He had two Tlingit names: Yaathl' Na Woo and T'sa Xoo. He was a member of Tlingit...
My Turn: Since time immemorial

...National Forest and Glacier Bay National Park, and went to Congress to fight the taking of our lands. Teeyhittaan Clan Leader William L. Paul, Sr., brought his clan's claim of land ownership to the U.S. Supreme Court and won recognition...
Southeast's top youth wrestlers begin battle

...Tournament begins today at 3 p.m. in the Floyd Dryden Middle School gymnasium. A special opening address by Shangukeidi Clan Leader David Katzeek will begin the tournament and wrestling action continues through 8 p.m. Middle School teams from Craig...
Around Town for Tuesday, Nov. 26

...Sealaska Plaza, fourth floor boardroom. The Essence of Tlingit Spirituality, with David Katzeek, Tlingit, Shangukeidi Clan Leader. Free and open to the public. Bring your own lunch."Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon family group, 12:05-12...
Tlingit clans bring back traditional memorial ceremonies to Wrangell

...hani (clan leaders) of their respective clans. Richard also received the name of Tashee, which was held by former clan leader Herb Bradley. Michael received the name of Gashx, a name that was recently held by former clan leaders Nick Cash and...
Saanya Kwaan takes center role in Celebration 2014 for various people in town ... and with the tourists we do that all summer."Shields also serves as mayor and clan leader in Saxman, a busy tourist destination that draws more than 100,000 visitors a year, according to the Ketchikan Daily...
Local | Art
When auction house looks to Tlingit art, the sacred goes on sale

...Rinehart said. "They keep them safe, housed on display for people to see, and check them out for us whenever a clan leader wants to take them out and use them for ceremonial purposes."This particular hat has evaded organized efforts to...
State | Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...afternoon, mourning the Tlingit clan leader who died early Monday. Another...Perkins) was recognized as a strong clan leader. He had four Indian names...He was the Naashaadeiha'ni (clan leader) and also the hit s'aati (housemaster...
1804 Tlingit war hero will be honored with totem pole

...raised today to honor a Tlingit clan leader who led an attack on Russian colonizers...1804. Organized by Kiks.adi clan leader Alfred Perkins, the ceremony to honor a Raven clan leader named Katlian was to begin on the...
Bringing history home

...believe the spirit of Kudeinahaa, a clan leader from Klukwan in the early 20th...Kaagwaantaan Clan. Klukwan Kaagwaantaan Clan Leader and caretaker of the Brown Bear...this world." Hoonah Kaagwaantaan Clan Leader Frank C. White Sr. was one of...


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