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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
Poet, translator Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72

...married into and became an expert on the Tlingit nation of Southeast Alaska. He met his...dissertation was "Text and Context of Tlingit Oral Tradition," printed in 1974. He...telling."Dauenhauer's contributions to Tlingit culture are immeasurable," wrote Rosita...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/poet-translator-richard-dauenhauer-dies
Local
Around Town for Wednesday, Aug. 20

...gmail.com.Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.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/2014-08-20/around-town-wednesday-aug-20
Local
My Turn: BLM is right to award Redoubt Falls to Sitka Tribe

...of those times lives on in our people today. We respectfully ask the trustees to cease their efforts to claim this historic Tlingit site as their own and not further delay a return to Native ownership and management.? Michael A. Baines is tribal chairman...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-20/blm-right-award-redoubt-falls-sitka-t
Opinion
Sheldon Jackson College land is rightfully ours; give it back

...of those times lives on in our people today. We respectfully ask the trustees to cease their efforts to claim this historic Tlingit site as their own and not further delay a return to Native ownership and management.? Michael A. Baines is the tribal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/sheldon-jackson-college-land-rightfully
Local
Arts calendar

...11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.Community Gaming Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Udder Culture.Tlingit Language Learners Group, 6 p.m., Downtown Library.Maire New Ballet Fundraiser, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-14/arts-calendar
Art
Students dig into Tlingit culture

...Southeast Alaska are wrapping up a two-week Tlingit language and culture immersion course...Elders assisted the students in learning Tlingit vocabulary and orthography, and the students...gives students a foundation to learn from Tlingit language to weaving hats to anything...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18/students-dig-tlingit-culture
Local
Around Town for Monday, Aug. 18

...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/2014-08-18/around-town-monday-aug-18
Local
Huna Totem Corporation hires vice president of marketing and sales

...invite more people to experience its greatness."Huna Totem Corporation is the Native village corporation that represents the Tlingit people in Hoonah who have ancestral ties to Glacier Bay. The corporation owns and operates Icy Strait Point, a private cruise...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-17/huna-totem-corporation-hires-vice-p
Neighbors
JAHC Gallery: "Tlingit Octopus Bags" by Shgen George

...Killer Whale Tooth House). Much of her work is inspired by Tlingit oratory, history and cultural knowledge. She received a Mayor's...the artist wrote:"To me, the octopus bag reminds me of Tlingit trading traditions. Not only the trade of goods but the trade...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-29/jahc-gallery-tlingit-octopus-bags-shgen-g
Art

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