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Tlingit and Haida to elect new president

...entrance of delegates at 12:30 p.m. at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. The Yaaw Tei Yi dance group will perform at the opening ceremony. At 6:30 p.m., a welcome dinner will be held at the hall, and keynote speaker...
"Art of Place: Song" to be presented Friday

...purpose, and the method by which old and new songs are kept alive. In February, James, leader of the Woosh.ji.een dance group, received a Mayor's Award for the Arts, Volunteer for the Arts, in recognition of his work in sharing Alaska Native...
Woosh.ji.een dancers to kick off weekend of events at UAS

This Friday, a special Sound and Motion performance by Woosh.ji.een Dance Group will help kick off the Alaska Native Studies conference at the University of Alaska Southeast. The three-day gathering joins...
Alaska Native Studies Conference comes to Juneau

...Indigenous Studies Ph.D. Student Seminar at the UAS Schaible House from 9 a.m.?4 p.m.;? Woosh Ji.een Dance Group performance at the Egan Lecture Hall starting at 7 p.m. (free and open to the public).The Conference then...
They're speaking Alutiiq in Anchorage

...isn't the first Alutiiq conversational group in Anchorage. A few predecessors include the Anchorage-based Alutiiq dance group Imamsuat, whose founder studied Alutiiq."It's nice to see it growing," Drabek said.The Alaska Pacific University...
JAHC names Mayor's Awards for the Arts recipients

...the amount of $10,000.? Volunteer for the Arts: Lyle James Lyle James founded and directs the Woosh.ji.een Dance Group, whose mission is to perpetuate and preserve the Southeast Alaska Native cultures, languages, traditions and values...
Nudging students toward success

...Brotherhood, respected elders, elected officials and community activists. And this year it will feature a student dance group. An interesting thing about Smith is that, despite how well he's fit in as an educator, his first career was in...
One Billion Rising for Justice

...downtown program included singing and dancing, including a performance by PFLAG Juneau's Pride Chorus and the Yees Ku Oo dance group, and with DJing and sound provided by DJ Manu.Assistant District Attorney Amy Williams seemed hopeful that events...
Governor's Award ceremony highlights power of art in shaping young minds

...said.The ceremony also included several examples of young artists at work: performers included the young Tlingit dance group Lda Kat Naax Sati Yatx'l, who arrived in full regalia to dance "Tsu heidei shuaxtootaan, ya yaa koosge daakeit...
Smithsonian museums feature Tlingit artwork, speakers

...Museum of Natural History that included the museum Board of Directors. The Dakhka Khwaan Dancers, an Inland Tlingit dance group based in Whitehorse that includes a number of Dakl'aweidi clan members, were also invited to perform. In honor of...


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