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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...
Local | Celebration
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...
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
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...
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...
Living our languages and loving one another

There is a video recorded by the Sealaska Heritage Institute that is worth watching over and over again. Clarence Jackson and Clara Peratrovich share phrases that are rarely used and are really fun to listen to. When I listen to them...
Juneau offers thoughts, prayers to Howard family at candlelight vigil

...crowd for coming to show support for Howard's family.Shockley said she was in Kake on Tuesday for the funeral of Clarence Jackson, a Sealaska Board Member who died late last month."Clarence had lived a long life, but this little child...
Troopers say victim in Kake death investigation is 13-year-old girl

...hosted a large funeral memorial service. Peters was presumably referring to the service for Sealaska Board Member Clarence Jackson, who died late last month."A lot of people have left town, just more work for us to do," Peters said in a...
Yee toowu klatseen a! You all be strong!

...middle of an incredible storm. Our ancestors used to soak themselves in the winter waters for times like this. As Clarence Jackson said last year in his opening remarks for Celebration, they used to go in when the water was steaming from how cold...


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