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Haa Saax'u, Haa Latseeni (Our Names, Our Strength)

...stories. They can inform people about the environment, and animals. And, said Tlingit Clan Conference speaker Thomas Thornton, they can also help inform management decisions, even today.Thornton, a former University of Alaska Southeast...
SHI to host lecture on Native place names

...gathered from Tlingit communities around Southeast Alaska."Vasquez is studying a subset of data compiled by Dr. Thomas Thornton in the award-winning book "Haa Leelk'w Has Aani Saax'u: Our Grandparents' Names on the Land," published...
A name restored

...of Tlingit place names "Haa Leelk'w Has Aan' Saaxu: Our Grandparents' Names on the Land," compiled by Dr. Thomas Thornton, along with Harold Martin and a team of elders, published by Sealaska Heritage Institute in 2012.The publication...
Comments period extended for Heintlzman Ridge peak name proposal

...450 years. The name, Tlaxsatanjin, is documented in the publication "Our Grandparents' Names on the Land" by Thomas Thornton.The Forest Service is accepting public comments on the two proposed names and forwarding the information to the...
SHI publishes atlas of Native place names

...20 years in the making, "Haa Leelk'w Has Aani Saax'u: Our Grandparents' Names on the Land," compiled by Thomas Thornton, is the most comprehensive study of its kind. SHI will host a book signing with Thornton from noon to 1 pm, Friday...
SHI November lecture series now available online

...Legal Status of Alaska Native Corporations and Economic Self Determination," visit watch Thomas Thornton's lecture, "Alaska Native Corporations and Cultural Models of Sustainability," visit
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...lands and waters. ``It's an important oral history of what happened in the 20th century,'' said anthropologist Thomas Thornton of Juneau. Thornton, an assistant professor at the University of Alaska Southeast, served as editor of ``Haa...
A new kind of atlas for Southeast

...the way they think about the region of Southeast Alaska, or maybe just the places they've known," said editor Thomas Thornton, a former anthropology professor at University of Alaska Southeast. Thornton, a sociocultural anthropologist who...
UAS student takes her research national

...and Chilkoot Tlingits' fur trade. McBride's research is part of a larger project headed by former UAS professor Thomas Thornton. That project, a collaboration among UAS, the National Park Service and the Chilkat and Chilkoot Tlingit, was...
Arts & Culture event calendar

...Leelk'w Has Aani Saax'u: Our Grandparents' Names On The Land," 1-2:30 p.m., Sealaska Board Room. Thomas Thornton and Harold Martin will talk about the Southeast Native place names project and recently completed atlas. Followed...


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