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Walter Soboleff retrospective

...Soboleff Day, obersved Nov. 14, speakers including family, friends and a pastor told stories that showcased the late Tlingit leader's sense of humor, generosity, faith, and his extraordinary grace, especially under circumstances that would...
Team works to restore St. Nicholas Orthodox Church to its former glory

More than 100 years ago, oral tradition goes, several Tlingit leaders in Juneau were having a recurring dream. In it, a short man with a white beard told them they should become Christian."When...
Hoonah student chosen for Judson Brown Scholarship

...2006 through a $100,000 donation from Chris and Mary McNeil. It was named for Chris McNeil's uncle, the late Tlingit leader Judson Lawrence Brown, who was a forceful advocate for education and leadership development. The endowment is administered...
First Walter Soboleff Day celebrated

Under a clear sky gathered dozens who had been touched by the late Walter Soboleff, a Tlingit leader and minister who died in 2011 at age 102. Stories were shared, songs sung and a parade formed to march in his honor.Led by...
Carver explores Tlingit battle armor and weapons

...some time.The Kiks.adi pole, for instance, carved in 1999, has a frog at its base, the clan symbol of the Tlingit leader Katlian. The frog appears to be holding a raven in its lap.A closer look shows that it's a replica of Katlian's...
"Art of Place: Song" to be presented Friday

...with a presentation led by Lyle James and Liana Wallace focused on song. Tlingit scholar Wallace (Raven) and Tlingit leader James (Eagle), will discuss and demonstrate song, their meanings and purpose, and the method by which old and...
Audible Art of Place series continues Friday with "Telling History"

...series will continue March 28 with Audible Art Of Place: Song, featuring Tlingit scholar Liana Wallace (Raven) and Tlingit leader Lyle James (Eagle), who will discuss and demonstrate songs and the method by which old and new songs are kept alive...
Around Town for Friday, March 28

...Series. Free and open to the public.Ceremonies continue with song. Tlingit scholar Liana Wallace (Raven) and Tlingit leader Lyle James (Eagle) discuss and demonstrate song, their meaning and purpose, and the method by which old and new...
Exploring history

...trades, and the meeting ended amicably.George Emmons' version of the story, collected in 1886 in Juneau from Tlingit leader Cowee, is basically the same, except that an old man is the only one who volunteers to go aboard the ship, as is...
Behind the camera

...and Vincent Soboleff, a Russian American photographer working in Killisnoo and Angoon. Soboleff, the uncle of Tlingit leader Walter Soboleff, is the focus of a recently published book by anthropologist Sergei Kan, "A Russian American Photographer...


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