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Tlingit Dagger Points to Hidden History

...Killer Whale Dagger's gleam. Held in Tlingit hands on a day when the blade mirrored...This came to us from the sky."Unlike Tlingit artifact knives locked in private vaults...by collective story and guardianship. Tlingit tradition speaks of the blade, first a...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/tlingit-dagger-points-hidden-history
Art
From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...Though many sources - among them National Geographic - erroneously say the Tlingit translation is "The Great River," and people do call it that, "Stikine," or, in Tlingit, "Shtax'heen," actually translates as silty, cloudy, or bitter...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-29/gold-rush-ghost-town-migratory-delta
Outdoors
Around Town for Friday, May 29

...Heather Lende, Sarah Asper-Smith, Peter Metcalfe, Mary Willson and others. Tickets $55, available at Hearthside Books.Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-29/around-town-friday-may-29
Local
Housing First gets over $4M in grant funding

...harm reduction in clients, such as drinking alcohol less frequently. Another piece of the puzzle in place is land, which Tlingit and Haida Regional Housing Authority has committed to donate in Lemon Creek. The property is close to amenities and on the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-28/housing-first-gets-over-4m-grant-fundin
Local
Tlingit civil rights hero William Paul Sr. remembered

...share their memories and impressions of Tlingit civil rights activist and lawyer William...The most senior members of the meeting, Tlingit elders Selena Everson, 86, and Ethel...Alaska Native history. Smith, who is Tlingit, said helping his children and others...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/breathing-life-history-locals-gather-reme
Art
Carol Jean Aceveda

...Aceveda, and was born in Kake, Alaska on August 29, 1942. Her Tlingit name was Gúnnuk and she was of the Eagle moiety, Dakl´awedí...proud of her involvement with native organizations including Tlingit & Haida and Goldbelt, Inc. When Carol was growing up, she...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174746437
More than a building

...for culture, and a powerful symbol of Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people's perseverance...speaker Bill Thomas, who loaned historic Tlingit regalia to the building's museum...children in button regalia singing in Tlingit and dancing. At times, the dancing was...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/more-building
Art
Tlingit, Haida tribes meet

Tlingit and Haida tribal citizens from Anchorage to Seattle, from Yakutat to Metlakatla, have gathered in Juneau for the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska's annual assembly.Delegates from communities...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-16/tlingit-haida-tribes-meet
Local
Annual Tlingit and Haida assembly opens today

The 80th annual tribal assembly of the Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska opens at 8 a.m. today at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall.The annual event brings members of the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-15/annual-tlingit-and-haida-assembly-opens
Local
Yakutat organizations, community members band together to save town

...to see what will work," said Yakutat Tlingit Tribe President Victoria Demmert. "We're...borough, the Yak-Tat Kwaan, the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe, the Yakutat Chamber of Commerce...student council this year, so the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe sponsored it instead."We're...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/yakutat-organizations-community-members-b
Art

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