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George Bennett, Sr.

George Bennett, Sr.

George Bennett, Sr. (Shaawát G̱uwakaan) was born in Juneau and grew up in Hoonah and is a member of the T’akdaintaan clan of the Yéil (Raven) moiety. He has served on the Sitka Historical Society Board, and on the Tlingit & Haida Central Council Elders Advisory Council of Juneau. Mr. Bennett has been a Board member of the Friends of the Sheldon Jackson Museum and Southeast Alaska Indian Cultural Center. In addition he works as an artist and cultural advisor to the Sitka National Historical Park. [Last updated in 2013]