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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
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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
Richard Dauenhauer

...traveled).His genuine concern for survival of Tlingit language gave impetus to establishing the Tlingit Language Program at University of AK Southeast...translating taped recordings she collected from Tlingit elders in the 1970s. Richard loved being...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172242777
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
Mallott, French hold rally on Capitol steps

...people attended the rally, including former Juneau mayor Bruce Botelho, Sen. Dennis Egan, Assembly member Loren Jones and Tlingit Elder Marie Olson.After brief introductory remarks by French, Mallott spoke about his hopes and goals for Alaska under his...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-25/mallott-french-hold-rally-capitol-steps
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Arts institute aims to activate young brains

...through rehearsals.Littlefield, a professional musician based in Seattle and a Tlingit originally from Sitka, led with hand-drum rhythms and singing in the Tlingit language. Then, he challenged the students to sing on their own as he drummed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/arts-institute-aims-activate-young-brai
State
Around Town for Monday, Aug. 25

...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/2014-08-25/around-town-monday-aug-25
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Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...percent is old growth forest. These trees are valuable economically and culturally, as red and yellow cedars are often used for Tlingit carvings. "For the past several decades there has been significant conflict with harvesting old growth timber and building...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/group-meeting-aid-tongass-transition
State
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.Karaoke Night at McGivney's, 9 p.m.-12 a.m., McGiveny's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/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
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