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Rosita Worl

Photo courtesy of Donald Gregory, Sealaska Heritage Institute

Rosita Worl

Rosita Worl’s Lingít (Tlingit) name is Yeidiklats’okw and Kaa Haní. She is a Ch’áak’ (Eagle) of the Shangukeidí (Thunderbird) Clan. Dr. Worl serves on various boards and committees and her work has earned her numerous honors and awards. She is currently the President of the Sealaska Heritage Institute and Vice Chair of the Sealaska Corporation. She holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. in Anthropology from Harvard University and a B.A. from Alaska Methodist University and is an accomplished professor, lecturer and author.She also served as an exhibit advisor for the Living Our Cultures exhibit. [Last updated in 2013]