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Thanks for supporting early literacy in Southeast Alaska

...their time and expertise: Jennifer Daniels, Heidi Johnson, Nikki Love, Hannah Weddle, Rich Mattson, Kitty Eddy, Nancy Douglas, Rachel Brown, Lisa Arehart, Melinda Messmer, Emily Coate, Anji Gallanos, Amelia Jenkins, Staci Collier, Judie...
Getting a Tlingit language lesson

When teacher Nancy Douglas talks to her students about "our clan," her hand gestures in a...inside, "so we're supporting each other." Tuning up: Teacher Nancy Douglas, left, leads first-graders Marcus Worthington, center, and...
Tlingit classroom increases enthusiasm

...said teacher Kitty Eddy, who oversees the 26 kindergarten, first and second-graders with fellow teacher and sister Nancy Douglas. "The whole idea is that not only will you be successful in this room, but no matter where you are." The classroom...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...He's been very dedicated and he works well with students, and I think he'll be a positive role model,'' said Nancy Douglas, a cultural resource specialist for the Juneau School District's Indian Studies Program. ``He cares about the...
Local briefs

...among the tenets of the program. The Tlingit classroom program, which started in 2000, is taught by Kitty Eddy and Nancy Douglas. It is currently one kindergarten through second grade program, and will expand to two classrooms - K-1 and 2-3...
Thank you

...Connor, Costco Wholesale, Deborah Craig, Julie DeLong, DIPAC, Di Sopra and The Fiddlehead Restaurant and Bakery, Nancy Douglas, Driftwood Lodge, Endurance Outdoors, Faulkner Banfield, PC, Foggy Mountain Shop, Foreign Auto Repair, Fred...
Learning Tlingit language is challenge and joy for children

...and doing activities related to killer whales, frogs, wolves and beavers. "It ties back to who we are," teacher Nancy Douglas said. Native clans were named after animals. The animals are archetypes in the Native culture as well as the centerpieces...
Neighbors Mailbox

...experience. With great gratitude we say thank you to Mr. Peele for volunteering his time and expertise. Gunalcheesh.Nancy Douglas, Charlie Skulka, and Herman and Vita Davis helped provide culturally rich programming for the students, including...
School Calendar

...Halloween Carnival, noon to 3 p.m. Harborview Elementary Monday: Family story night with Kitty Eddy, Sue Baxter, Nancy Douglas and Karen Mitchell, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday: Donuts for dads, 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30...
Blending Native lore, Western science

...knowledge and Western science, and have kids gain an appreciation for the community and the area they live in," said Nancy Douglas, an Indian studies teacher in Juneau who ran the culture camp portion of Camp W.A.T.E.R. The camp's name...


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