Tlingit


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a member of a seafaring group of North American Indians living in southern Alaska

the Na-Dene language spoken by the Tlingit

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Born in 1935 in Teslin, a small village in Yukon that is part of the Teslin Tlingit Traditional Territory and was historically the summer meeting place for Inland Tlingit people, Samuel (Sam) Johnston's journey into politics began when he was elected Chief of the Teslin Tlingit Council in 1970, a position he held until 1984.
Franklet first joined Tlingit & Haida in August 2010 as the TCSU Specialist where she prepared cases for court and testified for purposes of establishing paternity and child support obligations.
Not only those of Russian lineage, but also members of the Tlingit tribe who chose to integrate.
The Battle of Sitka lasted five days until the Tlingit ran out of gunpowder, retreated, and abandoned Sitka Island.
In Act III, Scene 4 of the 2004 Tlingit Macbeth, Banquo's ghost haunted Macbeth while wearing a raven transformation mask.
The Russians came to take as many furs as they could, initially using the Tlingit as gatherers before setting up a fort in Sitka, pushing out the native Americans who had lived in this bountiful land in relative harmony for 13,000 years.
To tie together these stories -- many previously published in literary journals -- Prescott uses the clever framing device of John Swanton, a Smithsonian Institution ethnologist visiting Wrangell to collect locals' stories, along with his Tlingit aide, Tooch Waterson.
In each canoe, nine or 10 Huna Tlingit, in colorful vests and cedar-bark hats, plied the water with paddles they'd crafted themselves, singing.
The authors explore wide-ranging subjects, including film and video, figurative sculpture, issues of representation and stereotypes, Native American Church art, and Tlingit dancing.
Tlingit people are indigenous to many coastal communities of Southeast Alaska, USA, and of Southcentral Yukon Territory and Northern British Columbia Canada.
The Hoonah Indian Association and a Smithsonian repatriation officer met at the Sharing Our Knowledge Conference of Tlingit Tribes and Clans in Juneau, Alaska, reads the report.
Kelly and Melissa also designed web resources such as project blogs, photo galleries and teacher curriculum, and an award-winning screen presentation entitled, "Let's Go Whale Watching." They worked with the City of Gustavus to display the whale exhibits in prominent locations in the community, and hold unveiling ceremonies with cultural blessings by Tlingit elders.
Muir ventured into Alaska in 1879 lugging with him the then-widespread belief that Native Americans were little more than mythology, pitiable has-beens with "no place in the landscape." Aboard the steamship from San Francisco, Muir's missionary companions spoke of the northern Tlingit people as the last of the "wild tribes"--untreatied, warlike, animistic--in a geographic and cultural stronghold untouched by Euro-American influence.