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Bernice Cranston Vavalis

...service for Bernice Cranston WILL NOT be taking place at The Tlingit & Haida Community Council Sunday Feb. 8th. A service will...the Raven-Sockeye Clan of the Raven House in Haines.Her Tlingit name was Sauhna. The name was given to her by her grandfather...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174018707
William Sam Horton

...who served during World War II, who earned many medals and had qualified as a Sharpshooter 1st class on the M1 rifle. His Tlingit name is X'ah yawk' of the Toos' Dexi' Hit, Shark Backbone House of Hoonah.Predeceased by parents Willie and Fannie...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174064777
Laura Grace Williams

...children and grandchildren play sports like football, basketball and softball. She would always have a book to read.Memorial Service will be held at the Tlingit & Haida Community Council on Thursday February 26, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174251467
Same-sex marriage mixes with tribal sovereignty

Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has...Monday.Ricky Tagaban, a young gay Tlingit man and former CCTHITA youth representative...decisions that affect us now. This is what Tlingits and Haidas do, because we just did...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-23/same-sex-marriage-mixes-tribal-sovereig
Local
Today, Feb. 27

...sound_motion/ and jumpsociety.org. Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough...Traditional Storytelling and oratory with Tlingit Language Speaker and Thunderbird Clan...David Katzeek and Juneau School District Tlingit language teacher Mark "Hans" Chester...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-27/today-feb-27
Local
Gold Medal tournament games set

...Will and Ben, are not on the roster. Yes, the Chilkat Tlingit inspired hoopsters did exit on Wednesday, but they were bullied...to take a long route to that distinctive meeting with their Tlingit brothers. And this year Rudy Bean is back in B togs, fresh...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-27/gold-medal-tournament-games-set
Sports
Ferry system budget slashed in committee

...systems," he said.All three Juneau legislators spoke out against the subcommittee's action at the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Tribes of Alaska's Native Issues Forum Thursday afternoon.The ferry system is "the transportation lifeblood...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/ferry-system-budget-slashed-committee
State
Around town for Tuesday, Feb. 25

...Details: 586-1015.Back to Basics Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall Activity Room, 8619 Teal St.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/2015-02-25/around-town-tuesday-feb-25
Local
JSD plans to expand Tlingit education program to all students

...District plans to expand the teaching of Tlingit culture and language at its elementary...Valley Elementary School has started a Tlingit language enrichment class under new full-time...system than the current standards of the Tlingit Culture, Language and Literacy Program...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-14/jsd-plans-expand-tlingit-education-prog
Local
How the Tlingits discovered the Spanish

...owned this land - first met the Tlingit and Haida who lived here...were the first Europeans these Tlingits had seen," Olson said. Russians...Another mystery surrounds the Tlingits' source of iron. When Spanish...When the Spanish met the Tlingits, they wore rings and bracelets...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092602/thi_olson.shtml
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