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Students dig into Tlingit culture

...the importance of this academy as the impact on all ... both students and teachers is truly profound," said Dionne Cadiente-Laiti, the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation executive director. "We hope to help strengthen our youth in ways that just...
High school principals want new curriculum

...classrooms. The committee requested further information on AVID be presented at a later meeting.Committee member Dionne Cadiente-Laiti said she was displeased that the program, which is intended to help struggling students but has a GPA requirement...
'Sharing Our Knowledge' Tlingit conference to be held Nov. 6-10

...are Nora and Richard Dauenhauer, Steve Henrikson, Ishmael Hope, Marsha Hotch, Harold Jacobs, Sergei Kan, Dionne Cadiente-Laiti and Lance Twitchell.For more, go to
Board praises role of cultural educators

...council President Ed Thomas, Sealaska Heritage Institute's Jackie Kookesh and Goldbelt Heritage Foundation's Dionne Cadiente-Laiti.Board member Destiny Sargeant said after the presentations that she doesn't want to see the school programs...
Path to excellence

...combine traditional knowledge with science and math, and provide students a rich educational experience," said Dionne Cadiente-Laiti, GHF executive director. Students committed 14-15 hour days participating in educational, cultural and health...
Tlingit pedagogy creates multiple opportunities for local students throughout the entire summer.Goldbelt Heritage Foundation Staff Kate Jensen, Fred White, Paul Marks, Dionne Cadiente-Laiti, Aurora Coronell, Victoria Johnson, Edward Hotch, Marsha Hotch, Deena LaRue, Elissa Borges, Paul Berg and...
Hel yeenakh yei gaxhtoo.aat - We will not walk away from you

...Lord, Ethel Makinen, John Martin, Carolyn Martin, Alfred McKinley, Irene Paul, George Ramos, Fred White, Dionne Cadiente-Laiti, Edward Hotch, Hans Chester, Jessica Chester, Mary Folletti, Shendootaan George, Alice Taff, Marsha Hotch...
Verbal interaction

...invaluable help from other sources, including the Jeff Leer, of Alaska Native Language Center in Fairbanks, Dionne Cadiente-Laiti and Edward Hotch, from Goldbelt Heritage Foundation, and Donald Gregory, of Sealaska Heritage Institute. During...
Tlingit language learning to expand

...Tlingit language or history and culture. It means a lot to me to learn about the Tlingit culture during school." Dionne Cadiente-Laiti, Goldbelt Heritage Institute manager, said the program is "the difference between night and day for our children...
Public speaks out about proposed JSD budget cuts

...the cuts through attrition unlikely this year."We don't think this budget thing is over," Gelbrich said.Dionne Cadiente-Laiti, executive director of the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation, said she addresses historical trauma caused by a western...


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