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'Sharing Our Knowledge' conference highlights crucial role of Tlingit elders

...cultural values our language was designed for," he said. "We need our elders."Lyle James, a Language and Cultural Specialist with Goldbelt Heritage Foundation, spoke in support of Xh'unei Lance Twitchell's current effort to create a...
Sealaska Heritage to hold cultural performing arts intensive

...Frank Katasse and Katrina Hotch. Students will practice Tlingit language, play theater games and work with a cultural specialist. There will be parent and student workshops are provided on several evenings during the intensive.The intensive...
A day in the life of: Kinkaduneek Paul Marks

...realistic. It's as if you're seeing through the particular creature you're carving."Marks works as a language cultural specialist for the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation. Though he teaches Tlingit and learned it as a child, he has more to learn...
JSD plans to expand Tlingit education program to all students

...Tlingit language enrichment class under new full-time teacher Hans Chester, who will replace recently retired cultural specialist Glenda Lindley.School board member Lisa Worl said she thought a broader system than the current standards of...
Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

...superintendent. Since the discovery of the books, a series of meetings has taken place. Miller accepted Cross-Cultural Specialist Paul Berg's assessment of the books, dated Sept. 3, as a formal written complaint at the Native Education...
Sitka clan house repairs could patch up community

...than $200 to the effort.Before leaving on the ferry to return to Juneau, where he works as a counselor and cultural specialist at Thunder Mountain High School, Smith crawled under the house for one last inspection to make sure everything...
My Turn: Misappropriating a people's history's" way of living, as well as the long-term effect passed on through the generations.JSD asked cross-cultural specialist Paul Berg to examine the four books in question. His career as an educator dates back to 1971 when he taught on...
JSD may remove offending books

...receiving inaccurate information from people who are supposed to tell the truth - share true history," said Goldbelt Cultural Specialist Lyle James. Added Alaska State Librarian Sorrel Goodwin: "It's beyond inaccurate, it's dehumanizing on...
More than dance

...Kaagwaantaan from Kaax'noowu of Glacier Bay. He is also Filipino and Hawaiian.Lyle James, who works as a cultural specialist with Goldbelt Heritage Foundation, has always been a dancer."It was something I wanted to do because my grandparents...
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Camp immerses youths in traditional culture

...saw this place," said GHF cultural specialist Lyle James. Students will...GHF Tlingit language and cultural specialist Marsha Hotch explained. In...GHF Tlingit language and cultural specialist Victoria Johnson said there...


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