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Board praises role of cultural educators

David Katzeek, house leader of the Shangukeidi clan, said he was overjoyed to see Juneau's young children celebrating ancient culture earlier this week.Katzeek visited Harborview...
Final Native American Heritage Month lecture to feature David Katzeek

...lecture in their November series on Tuesday, Nov. 26 with "The Essence of Tlingit Spirituality," featuring David Katzeek, Shangukeidi Clan Leader.The series, organized annually in celebration of Native American Heritage Month, has focused on spirituality...
Ch'a tlakw khudzitee, haa leelk'u has

Lillian Austin (Shangukeidi), George Bennett (T'akhdeintaan...Dakhl'aweidi), David Katzeek (Shangukeidi), Paul Marks (Lukaaxh.adi...Lukaaxh.adi), and Fred White (Shangukeidi).These are fluent speakers who...
A Day in the Life of: Daku'dane John Perkins

...the 1960s and 70s, one of 11 siblings, 10 of whom were boys.His Tlingit name is Daku'dane, and he is an Eagle of the Shangukeidi (Thunderbird) clan."What I tell people down South is, we were so poor we were forced to eat king salmon, king crab...
Celebration 2014

...Rosita Worl, whose Tlingit names are Yeidiklatsokw and Kaa hani, is Tlingit, Ch'aak' (Eagle) moiety of the Shangukeidi (Thunderbird) Clan from the Kawdliyaayi Hit (House Lowered From the Sun) in Klukwan. She is president of Sealaska Heritage...
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Southeast's top youth wrestlers begin battle

...Wrestling Tournament begins today at 3 p.m. in the Floyd Dryden Middle School gymnasium. A special opening address by Shangukeidi Clan Leader David Katzeek will begin the tournament and wrestling action continues through 8 p.m. Middle School teams...
Around Town for Tuesday, Nov. 26

...Series, noon, Sealaska Plaza, fourth floor boardroom. The Essence of Tlingit Spirituality, with David Katzeek, Tlingit, Shangukeidi Clan Leader. Free and open to the public. Bring your own lunch."Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon family group, 12...
Native American Heritage Month lectures, films begin

...proposed industrial mining. Tuesday, Nov. 26: "The Essence of Tlingit Spirituality" with David Katzeek, Tlingit, Shangukeidi Clan LeaderLdakat at ayakghwaheiyagu khudzitee, the spirit in all things. Since time immemorial the Tlingit people have...

...2001, in Anchorage. He was born Jan. 4, 1935, in Petersburg to Grace and Pilahio Ortelano into the Eagle, Thunderbird Shangukeidi Clan and the Kawdliyaayi Hit-House Lowered From the Sun. He lived and worked in Petersburg for most of his life and moved...
My Turn: Change is a necessity for Sealaska board father was 59 years old, one year older than I am now. His father, Robert Austin, the former clan leader of the Shangukeidi (Thunderbird) supported efforts in the struggle for land rights and in 1947, our people turned to the U.S. courts by...


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