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Tsimshian language course next week

Language teacher and master carver David Boxley will host a four-evening "mini immersion" class in Sm'algyax, the language of the Tsimshian...
What's happening this week

...and up.Tsimshian Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 19, Ketchikan Public Library. With Tsimshian language teacher and guest storyteller Terri Burr. Following storytime, kids can decorate a canoe paddle.Puzzle Day at the Library...
Around town for Friday, Feb. 27

...7 p.m., Glacier 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.
House Dems talk Native voting, languages

...or Haida, or Gwich'in," Kreiss-Tomkins said.The bill would also make it easier for Native elders to be language teachers in these charter schools, he said.Another element of the bill is to allow subsistence foods donated by community...
State | AK legislature
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...
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...
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...
Juneau Empire Story Archive pace themselves, Tlingit language teacher Florence Sheakley has just pace themselves, Tlingit language teacher Florence Sheakley has just pace themselves, Tlingit language teacher Florence Sheakley has just found...
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...
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...


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