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SHI chooses mentor-apprentice teams to revitalize Tlingit language

...4th floor. The class, "Mentor-Apprentice Language Methods and Strategies," will be taught by Phil Albers, a language teacher who has played a crucial role in revitalizing his Native tongue, Karuk, in Northern California. The mentor-apprentice...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-23/shi-chooses-mentor-apprentice-teams-revit
Art
Dear Southeast Alaska: three things that will change you (for the better) forever

...development initiative: it is a method to keep a people from dying. It is the right and only thing to do.A Regional Language Teacher Program (Yees Khoo At Lateewu)We have students from all across the region taking classes right now, and that...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-09-06/dear-southeast-alaska-three-things-will-c
Art
Haa yoo xh'atangixh haa sitee: we are our language

...on what these children and their teachers have shown me.Before I left Yakutat, I had a chance to speak to the language teachers, and I told them that we were seeing something unbelievable. We were living something that our ancestors saw in...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-01-31/haa-yoo-xhat%C3%A1ngixh-haa-sitee-we-are-
Art
Funds could cut class size

...district officials said. Floyd Dryden Middle School will cut a life skills (home economics) teacher and its foreign language teacher, they said. With schools' need to meet federal standards for annual progress in core subjects such as English...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060505/loc_20050605001.shtml
News
Sealaska Heritage Institute wins $600,000 for language programs

...organizations. The purpose of the camps is to increase Tlingit language fluency in students and to train aspiring Native language teachers to operate immersion programs. The project is an outgrowth of SHI's Sealaska Kusteey Program, an annual Native...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091802/nei_heritage.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...to pace themselves, Tlingit language teacher Florence Sheakley has just found...to pace themselves, Tlingit language teacher Florence Sheakley has just found...to pace themselves, Tlingit language teacher Florence Sheakley has just found...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010700/Loc_color.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Elementary. Tracey Martin, the English as a second language teacher at Auke Bay Elementary, said three years ago she...struggling children are getting special help from a language teacher or another teacher, he said. School board member...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011601/Loc_Cuts.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...She and another elder, Anna Katzeek, are helping the rest of the staff, as well as the children, to learn the language. Teacher Katy Harman and Fred both learned some Tlingit from their grandparents and have taken some classes, but neither...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011799/Loc_tlingit.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...knowledge has been going on for hundreds of years, but it wasn't recognized, said Paul Jackson, a traditional-language teacher in Sitka who helped judge the projects. ``Over the last two months, the students have taken over and tried these...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012300/Loc_native.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...about $345 each year. ``I get my dividend check and whoop-dee-doo.'' Mary Ann Haugen, a retired Native language teacher in Unalakleet, recently has received $50 dividends each year from Bering Straits Native Corp. and spends them...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012599/Loc_dividend.shtml

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