Alaska Native Collections – Sharing Knowledge


A view of Klawock.

Photo by P. Steucke, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, PSB94.8.201.

Tlingit values also require that social and spiritual balance be maintained between Eagle and Raven clans, to ensure the well-being of society.

– Rosita Worl


Lingít Kusteeyí ka Aaní: Tlingit Culture and Land

Rosita Worl

Lingít haa sateeyí! We are “The People,” and we have owned and occupied Southeast Alaska since time immemorial. Our name is commonly spelled “Tlingit” in English, reflecting the way it is pronounced, but Lingít is the word in our language that we use to identify ourselves. Continue Reading