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Clarence Jackson's Speech from Celebration 2002

This speech was given by Clarence Jackson (Asx'aak, Gastin, Daanaawu, Ta Gooch) of the Tsaagweidi clan, a beloved Tlingit Elder and leader, a Sealaska board member...
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Sealaska Board Member Clarence Jackson dies

...the past and the present was lost yesterday when Clarence Jackson, the last continuously serving founder of Sealaska...were Galtin, Asx'aak, Daa naawu, and Ta Gooch. Clarence Jackson's grandmother gave him the name Galtin, a Tsaagweidi...
Quiet ceremony concludes Sealaska land transfer after years of work

...she called "a long road." Many of Sealaska's members involved in the process had since retired and some, like Clarence Jackson, had passed away.Former Sealaska board chairman Albert Kookesh said he was grateful for the opportunity to witness...
Celebration thank you from Sealaska

...George, Sidney Edenshaw, in memory of Clarence Jackson, Taylona Lafferty, in memory of Anita...Elsie Mercer; Chuck Smythe in memory of Clarence Jackson; Ed and Cathy Thomas in memory of Clarence Jackson; Edwina White and her daughters in...
Celebration 2014

...worked tirelessly to secure our aboriginal land rights. Traditional leaders, such as Dr. Walter Soboleff and Clarence Jackson, who also served as Sealaska Heritage Institute Trustees, impressed on us the importance of integrating our traditional...
Local | Celebration
Empire Editorial: Let the Celebration begin

...will be in this Celebration, but we hope it will last like that totem pole has.In 2002, Tlingit Elder and leader Clarence Jackson was supposed to give a closing speech at the end of Celebration 2002. Because it was late, and time was running...
A new CEO from a new generation for Sealaska

...From a young age, he said, he had opportunities to learn from leaders including Kookesh, Walter Soboleff, Clarence Jackson, Marlene Johnson and Roger Lang, to name a few. "Those names are a blessing to me and it's where my humility...
Sealaska Heritage to collect migration stories, songs of Tlingits

When Clarence Jackson Sr. is alone at the wheel of his seiner, he sometimes turns on a recording of his grandfather's voice and listens once again...
Kake fisherman curates for Museum of the American Indian

Longtime Kake fisherman Clarence Jackson, 71, has served on the board of Sealaska Heritage Institute for almost 20 years and is a respected elder and oral historian...
Celebrate: Dancers of Metlakatla

Song and honor: Above: Members of the 4th Generation Dancers of Metlakatla sing on Thursday. Below: Clarence Jackson holds Dr. Walter Sobeleff's Dog Salmon hat to honor their clan during welcoming ceremonises at Centennial Hall on Thursday.


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