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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...
Photo: Way to go

Tlingit language teacher Vivian Mork, right, high-fives her students, left to right, Aaron Cohen, 7th grade; Evan Anderson, 8th grade; Logan Terry...
Drawing on tradition to teach her own tongue

At an age when most people begin to pace themselves, Tlingit language teacher Florence Sheakley has just found her stride. Sheakley, 59, is the first fluent Tlingit speaker to complete official certification...
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Glacier Valley Rotary Club honors students

...for May. Dale Staley, a vice principal at JDHS, recommended Foster for the honor at the suggestion of foreign language teacher Janna Lelchuk. Lelchuk reported that Foster, a second-year Russian student, has excelled in class and has participated...
Juneau Tlingit institute expands to Ketchikan, Sitka

...and their teachers. Shirley Kendall came down from Anchorage for the two-week program in Juneau. As a Tlingit-language teacher, she found the teaching-methods class useful. "There's a large variety of games they can play using Tlingit...
Internet video connects village students

...because we're here in Fairbanks, and the kids are all out in the villages, said Susan Paskvan, an Athabascan language teacher with the district and the person who put together the program. The school district's administrative offices in...
Schools to consolidate language programs

...Laury Scandling, district spokeswoman Kristin Bartlett said. The district has a single Russian language teacher and a single Japanese language teacher. During the district's first year managing two traditional high schools, the teachers have...
Tlingit student plans to carry on culture

...has studied the Tlingit language for about six years at the university, where he is also a teaching assistant to language teacher and elder Florence Sheakley. "I'm 6 years old," Chester said with a laugh as he described his ability to speak...
Sealaska releases new language tools

...language tools on its Web site this week in its continued effort to teach the Tlingit language. Demmert, a culture and language teacher for the Kake City School District, wrote and voiced the interactive language tool "Bear Barometer." The flash...


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