Tag: Tlingit

Point House repatriation in Sitka marks new chapter for Kiks.ádi Clan

It’s not an uncommon story for cultural artifacts, or tribal property  to go missing or fall into the wrong hands. A less common story? For those objects to be returned. In Sitka this July , a Kik.sadi clan house was repatriated  after nearly 20 years in the possession of another clan. Its new legal owner, Jerrick Hope-Lang,  hopes the historic exchange will spur a greater conversation about repatriation Read More

Finding activism through art: A Q&A with Tlingit illustrator Michaela Goade

Sitka illustrator Michaela Goade received national attention in December for her Google Doodle of Alaska Native leader Elizabeth Peratrovich, whose legacy is honored annually on Feb. 16. Goade made headlines again last month as the first Indigenous person to win the Caldecott Medal. Following news of her award, KCAW’s Erin McKinstry interviewed Goade about her work. Read More

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