Alaska Native Collections – Sharing Knowledge

 

Jack, Jacklynn and Iris Huckleberry at Metlakatla, 2001.

Photo © Roy Corral.

Metlakatla ... stands as a tribute to the foresight and determination of those Pioneers who gave up their ancestral home to build a new future in Alaska.

– Donna May Sumner-Roberts

 

The Tsimshian

Donna May Sumner-Roberts

The Past. The Present. The Future. These three elements are essential in order for a people and a culture to survive. The past reveals the strength and resilience to survive; the present is a vehicle to demonstrate what has been learned; the future is dependent on how we embrace the past and how we live in the present. Continue Reading

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