Thanksgiving is the forerunner of the solstice on December 21, when the sun’s rays return to warm the earth and infuse words like mahsi’choo, quyana and gunalchéesh with love, light and life.
The speakers will give updates on the current status of language revitalization for all three languages, as well as what they think the future of the languages looks like.
The class assignment was to write a letter to anyone they wanted. In Lingít. Eechdaa Dave Ketah chose his late grandmother, the person who spoke Lingít to him when he was growing up in Ketchikan. “And I was telling her that it’s hard learning the language at this point in my life, and one thing…
During ANSEP’s career exploration week, high school students helped create a 3D scan of the fragile Lingít robe.
Kax̱dig̱oowu Héen refers to a part of the Mendenhall River. And could soon be used to refer to the elementary school that sits on its banks in Juneau’s Mendenhall Valley.
Petersburg’s Indigenous name is Séet Ká Kwáan. It means people of the fast moving waters, referring to the Wrangell Narrows in front of town.
About 30 people gathered on Monday night to share their stories and sing to their missing loved ones.
On Valentine’s Day in 2019, Kaelyn Schneider’s mom Tracy Day went missing in Juneau. And for a long time, Schneider felt like her mom’s story disappeared, too.
Yakutat’s mayor says she’s concerned that area’s forestland is being sold too quickly.
Twitchell says this dark chapter in history has recently pushed into the mainstream consciousness, but he’s heard stories for years.