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Learning Tlingit culture through action figures

Learning Tlingit culture through action figuresWhile many were still shopping Friday, a workshop for kids to make Tlingit-themed action figures was overbooked at the Alaska State Museum.

How to save an endangered language

How to save an endangered language"Once people are learning it at home and using it, then you feel like you’re beginning to be out of danger for the language," says author Leanne Hinton.

Tlingit clan leader: Everything has a spirit

Tlingit clan leader: Everything has a spiritDavid Katzeek spoke Tuesday in the final installment of Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Native American History Month Lecture Series.

Feds finalize otter use guidelines

Feds finalize otter use guidelinesThe federal government has finalized new guidelines on the use of sea otters by Alaska Natives.

Tlingit code talkers receive recognition

Tlingit code talkers receive recognitionUntil recently, no one knew that Tlingits from Southeast Alaska also served as code talkers.

Juneau panel aims to deconstruct racism in Alaska and beyond

Juneau panel aims to deconstruct racism in Alaska and beyondA group of Juneau residents tackle the issue of racism through conversation and dialog.

Worl says shamanism still influential in Tlingit culture today

Worl says shamanism still influential in Tlingit culture todayAnthropologist and Sealaska Heritage Institute President Rosita Worl spoke Monday as part of SHI’s Native American History Month Lecture Series.

Spelling bee, math games teach Tlingit

Spelling bee, math games teach TlingitIt’s no secret that fewer and fewer people can fluently speak Alaska Native languages. And while there’s renewed interest, it’s hard to get beyond nouns and verbs.

Alaska leaders attend White House Tribal Nations Conference

Alaska leaders attend White House Tribal Nations ConferenceTribal leaders from Alaska and the rest of the country had a chance this week talk with the highest powers in the federal government.

Students practice for this weekend’s Native Olympics

Students practice for this weekend’s Native OlympicsThe University of Alaska Southeast will be hosting the Native Olympics this Saturday at the UAS Recreation Center.