In Sitka, that legacy endured, with the native Tlingit
tribe mixing and living alongside the original Russian community, albeit after a decidedly acrimonious beginning back in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
The battle could have gone either way, but the Tlingit
defenders lost nearly all their ammunition when the canoe carrying it exploded.
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.
The trajectories of Tlingit
artefacts are explored.
In the programs seventh consecutive year, artists will hike the historic route of Tlingit
traders and turn-of-the-century prospectors from the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Alaska to the Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site in Canada.
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
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.
The book studies recent cases concerned with the duty to consult Aboriginal peoples such as the 2005 Haida Nation case, the Taku River Tlingit
First Nation case, and major Supreme Court of Canada decisions in the Rio Tinto case, the Little Salmon case, and others.
He traveled to Yakutat, then a small Tlingit
village in southeast Alaska, and worked in the cannery.
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