If all goes as planned, eight more scholars will selected this summer and enrolled in the fall into the second year of the immersive program. Come 2022, a total of 16 people should be certified by the state to teach Lingít, Xaad Kíl or Sm’algyax.
The Juneau Assembly is mulling a plan to cede 52 aces on Indian Point to the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation. Also known as Auke Cape, the site was one of the earliest Tlingit settlements in the region.
Alaska Native Corporations display a strong ethos of corporate responsibility, according to an anthropologist who studies the organizations.