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More than a building

...Can you feel, can you sense the sunlight and love that's coming down upon you right now?" asked Tlingit elder David Katzeek."This is where the stories will be told, as they are told in our homes," said Mike Tagaban of the Wooshkeetaan...
A 'great day for Alaska'

...m. that honored historical cultural protocols. It featured oratory in Tlingit and in English by elders including David Katzeek and Paul Marks of the Eagle and Raven moieties, respectively, as well as the ceremonial transfer of clan hats to...
Local | Art
Final Native American Heritage Month lecture to feature David Katzeek lecture in their November series on Tuesday, Nov. 26 with "The Essence of Tlingit Spirituality," featuring David Katzeek, Shangukeidi Clan Leader.The series, organized annually in celebration of Native American Heritage Month, has...
Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...blessings will come down for the people in need when this legislation is passed," said Alaska Native elder and leader David Katzeek at the rally. "Who can stop the rain in Juneau? So it will come upon us even if we don't want it to come, and...
State | AK legislature
Baby Raven Reads ... and sings, dances, tells stories

...clan room) like this," said David Katzeek Jr., there with Henrietta Soboleff...and phrases in Tlingit. Elder David Katzeek spoke first, encouraging parents...and with it, community," said David Katzeek. "What we're doing is rebuilding...
Educator Spotlight: Annie Caulfield

...their lives, offer their children hope and joy and unconditional love.I am inspired by Grandma Selina Everson and David Katzeek who continue to teach me about shtughaadati, or gratitude.I am inspired by students who, even though their own...
Around town for Friday, Feb. 27

...View Room, 221. Traditional Storytelling and oratory with Tlingit Language Speaker and Thunderbird Clan house leader David Katzeek and Juneau School District Tlingit language teacher Mark "Hans" Chester. Free.
SHI staff begin moving in to Soboleff Center

...and Eagle moieties respectively, hung stalks of devil's club above the door, an ancient practice.Tlingit Elder David Katzeek, who led the ceremony alongside Tlingit Elder Paul Marks, said that the devil's club stalks represent resiliency...
Local | Art
Performances feed spirit of inauguration ceremony

...clapping along as the dancers wound through the hall.Another traditional art form presented Monday was Tlingit oratory. David Katzeek, leader of the Eagle Thunderbird Clan of Klukwan, gave a traditional welcome, wearing a vibrant yellow and green...
Local | Art
Thanks from Eagle River United Methodist Camp Champ 2014

...FASD) and his grandmother Sue Hempel coached the campers through the physical and spiritual drum making process.David Katzeek a Traditional Thunderbird Elder from Klukwan, led the forty drummers, staff and parents at the Family Night camp...


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