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...
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 a foundation to learn from Tlingit language to weaving hats to anything...
Around Town for Monday, July 28

...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...
Arts calendar

...24Perseverance Theatre's Summerfest play "The Blue Bear," 2 p.m., JAHC. Details: Language Learners Group, 6 p.m., Downtown Library.Perseverance Theatre's Summerfest play "Warriors," 6 p.m...
Around Town for Sunday, July 27

...Author visit with Nick Jans, 6-7:30 p.m., Juneau Public Library. 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...
Author talk, lecture to be presented at historical library the Laperouse Society. Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de Laperouse was a French Navy officer and explorer who met the Tlingits in Lituya Bay. He also lost 21 men to strong currents in the bay, and his expedition later vanished in Oceania. However...
Sitka roof project raises echo of 1804 battle

...found on ships and land-based artillery of all nationalities at the time of the Sitka battle between the Russians and the Tlingits.Carter, whose master's thesis was about the arms and armaments of a British warship that sank in Lake Champlain, said...

In the July 18 article, "Students dig into Tlingit culture," the Empire incorrectly stated the camp was being hosted by Goldbelt, Inc. The "Haa Yoo X'atangi, Haa Kusteeyix sitee: Our Language is Our Culture" camp was put on by the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation.
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...
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Court rebuffs Tlingits on mine

...rejected the Taku River Tlingit First Nation's claim...consult with the Taku Tlingits about the 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...


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