The tribe’s main reason for buying the inn is for the Hoonah Lingít to have a physical presence in their homelands once again.
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‘Another broken promise’: Tribes say feds ignored their input on Roadless Rule exemption for Tongass
Last month the Forest Service started a 30-day clock to completely exempt Tongass National Forest from the 2001 Roadless Rule.
Special FCC licenses could help Southeast tribes close digital divide
Tlingit & Haida Tribal Vice President Will Micklin called broadband “an inherent right for our tribal citizens” — and said COVID-19 had made the digital divide even more apparent.
Glacier Bay National Park acquires ancestral site of Hoonah’s Tlingit
The National Park Service is promising “forever” access to the tribe.
Can trauma be passed down through DNA? Researchers and Hoonah residents search for answers.
It’s well known that traumatic experiences can have lifelong impacts on health and well-being. But it’s possible that those effects can last longer than a single lifetime. A new study asks whether the effects of trauma have been passed down genetically in Tlingit families in Hoonah.
New network of tribes expands toxic shellfish testing
A new lab in Sitka tests regularly for shellfish toxins and now is teaching more than a dozen tribes in the region to do the same. Global warming could increase the level of toxins, so tribes are working fast to take the mystery out of what’s blooming on their shores.
How 3D printing helps preserve and return sacred Tlingit objects
The Smithsonian is using 3D printing and scanning technology to preserve and repatriate Hoonah Indian Association items.
A national park’s missing stories find new home in Glacier Bay Tlingit tribal house
A $3 million dollar Tlingit tribal house is being constructed on the shore of Bartlett Cove in Glacier Bay–likely the first time the park service has funded a tribal house.
NPS, Hoonah Indian Association moving forward with tribal house project
The National Park Service and Hoonah Indian Association are inching closer to a new tribal house on federal land in Glacier Bay National Park. The 3,500 square foot structure will be built on the waterfront at Bartlett Cove. Park Superintendent Susan Boudreau says it will be the first tribal house in the Huna Tlingit’s ancestral…