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Gov. Parnell signs Native languages bill

...children.Everson grew up surrounded by the Tlingit language. When she left home at age 14...they would leap off the ground to speak Tlingit, finding a loophole in the school's...to sign the bill and spoke first about Tlingit becoming an official language Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/gov-parnell-signs-native-languages-bill
State
Juneau archives facility to be named for Tlingit hero

...Walter Soboleff building will be named for Tlingit Native rights hero William L. Paul...audiovisual recordings documenting the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian language, culture...May 7, 1885, at Tongass Village. His Tlingit name was Shquindy and he was Raven of...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-19/juneau-archives-facility-be-named-t
Neighbors
Mendenhall River students name their new wingman

...then voted on. Nominations on the ballot included:? Mr. Mendenhall, or Menden, for short? Soar? Chaak, which is Tlingit for eagleGuidance counselor Tristan Berkey oversaw the mascot's polling location."The kids were all following directions...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-23/mendenhall-river-students-name-their-ne
Local
Around town for Friday, Oct. 24

...Southeast Alaska commercial, sport, traditional and customary fisheries.SEAGLA Friday Social, 6-8 p.m., Rockwell.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/2014-10-24/today-oct-24
Local
Exploring history

...Schoppert was told, the Tlingits didn't know what to...Shuka, Our Ancestors: Tlingit Oral Narratives" edited...1886 in Juneau from Tlingit leader Cowee, is basically...This oral record from Tlingit history backs historical...the first European the Tlingits had seen. Though both...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/exploring-history
Art
Four Alaska museums receive federal grants

...preserve the Whale House collection and enable the Chilkat Tlingits to share their history, art, and cultural practices with tribal...Sealaska Heritage Institute will design an exhibit that showcases Tlingit Indian clan hats to educate the public about the functions...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-09/four-alaska-museums-receive-federal-grant
Art
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
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
This WeeK
Court rebuffs Tlingits on mine

...rejected the Taku River Tlingit First Nation's claim...consult with the Taku Tlingits about the Tulsequah...to try to address the Tlingits' concerns. "The Court...spokesman for the Taku River Tlingit, in a prepared statement...a meeting with Taku Tlingits and Canadian officials...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111904/sta_20041119003.shtml
News
Tlingits bring totem pole back to Angoon

...much deeper for the Tlingits. The totem is a memorial to a Tlingit man named Kaats...crate because the Tlingits planned to move it...repatriation expert at Tlingit-Haida Central Council...April 2002, the Tlingits contacted UNC and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110603/loc_totem.shtml
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