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Smithsonian posts 3-D modeling of a Tlingit hat

...Institution has posted virtual 3-D modeling of objects including a Tlingit Dakl'aweidi Killer Whale Hat (see it here: http://3d.si.edu/. This wooden hat belongs to the Tlingit Dakl'aweidi (Killer Whale) clan of Southeast Alaska, and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/smithsonian-posts-3-d-modeling-tlingit-ha
Art
Register to vote today

...Door prizes are offered as well. This event is organized by Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, Sealaska, Huna Totem Corporation, Tlingit and Haida Regional Housing Authority, Haa Aani and UAS.Voters can register...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-23/register-vote-today
Local
Around town for Monday, Sept. 22

...m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422. Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-22/around-town-monday-sept-22
Local
Falcons' Tompkins setting hoops sights on Division I play

...I love playing basketball," Tompkins said. "But getting an education is really my top priority."A member of the Tlingit tribe, Tompkins sees herself as a role model for Alaska Natives and loves working with the Hoop Rat Basketball program, run...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-23/falcons-tompkins-setting-hoops-sights-
Sports
A snapshot of Juneau, circa 1994

...out one of the items she placed in the room: a Tlingit language coloring book for children."There's...Growing up, Olson was prohibited from speaking Tlingit, her first language. Now, Tlingit is taught in all of the Juneau school system...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-21/snapshot-juneau-circa-1994
Local
Photo: Panel installation

Marvin Willard, left, and Tim Lott, of the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority, install a new panel on...collaboration between Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority. A pole raising ceremony...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-16/photo-panel-installation
Local
Basketball camp teaches Tlingit language

...sport itself. It's about revitalizing the Tlingit language.The Sealaska Heritage Institute...camps each year to help youngsters learn Tlingit. Linguists say there are fewer than 150 native Tlingit speakers alive today, Juneau radio station...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-12/basketball-camp-teaches-tlingit-languag
State
Tlingit, Haida sign agreement with state

...pair of signatures and a handshake between Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska President Richard Peterson...government based in Juneau representing more than 29,000 Tlingit and Haida Indians worldwide. It is a sovereign entity with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/tlingit-haida-sign-agreement-state
Local
'Dream team' of artists assembled for Soboleff Center

...Tsimshian artist David A. Boxley and Tlingit artist Preston Singletary - three of the...region. The building, named in honor of Tlingit elder Dr. Walter A. Soboleff, who died...and the mayor of Chongging in China. Tlingit clan house screen by Preston SingletarySingletary...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/dream-team-assembled-soboleff-center
Art
'Learning to Listen': Authors to discuss cultural assumptions in Alaskan literature

...member of the Kaagwaantaan clan of the Tlingit, was born and raised in Juneau. Simpson...contacted Hayes for advice about a fictional Tlingit character she'd created. Hayes asked the writer how much knowledge she had of Tlingit culture. "She had spent a few days walking...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/learning-listen
Art

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