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Elders Talking Circles

Date: December 2, 2021

Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Live on Facebook: Click Here

Join Tlingit & Haida for a special Elders Talking Circle series with guest speakers Nancy Douglas & Kitty Eddy!

During the Facebook live event (www.facebook.com/ccthita), Elders will make infusion ornaments.

The Elders Talking Circle will be led Tlingit & Haida employees Will Kronick and Ann Stepetin and are hosted by Tlingit & Haida's Wellness Court in partnership with the Elders program.

For more information or to register, contact Ann Stepetin, Elders Program Specialist at 907.463.7131 or astepetin@ccthita-nsn.gov.

 

Lunchtime Chats with Tlingit & Haida (Topic: COVID-19 Update with Dr. Bruhl)

Date: December 1, 2021

Time: Noon – 1 PM (AKST)
Location: Facebook

Don't forget to join us on December 1st on Facebook for our next Lunchtime Chat (Topic: COVID-19 Update with Dr. Bruhl)!


The discussion will be hosted by Tlingit & Haida President Richard Chalyee Éesh Peterson. The event will be live on Tlingit & Haida’s Facebook page as an opportunity to share information with our tribal citizens. Each chat will include a Q&A period and close with a random door prize drawing.


If you are unable to join us online, each session will be recorded and posted to Tlingit & Haida’s YouTube channel.


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Fiber Arts Thigh Spinning Class

Date: December 4-5, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Live On Zoom: Register Now

Tlingit & Haida's Cultural Heritage & Education department is pleased to partner with award-winning, Tlingit artist and teacher Lily Hope to offer a fiber spinning class.

Participants will meet on Zoom for 7 hours of virtual, live instruction. The class is intended for beginners and limited to 15 participants, who will learn about creating Chilkat and Ravenstail warp using traditional fibers and methods.

Participants should have a laptop or a device with a webcam and microphone, an email address, and familiarity with Zoom for the class.

Registration is free, however, participants must register in advance and pay a $40 supply fee, or receive a scholarship, for a fiber spinning kit and Zoom link.

For more information, please contact Stephen Blanchett, Cultural Program Manager at 907.463.7771 or sblanchett@ccthita-nsn.gov.

Intro to Painting with Abel Ryan

Date: December 11-12, 2021

Time: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Live On Zoom: Register Now

Tlingit & Haida's Cultural Heritage & Education department is pleased to partner with award-winning, Tsimshian artist and teacher Abel Ryan to offer an introduction to painting.

Participants will learn about types of paint often used and application on varying surfaces. The class is intended for beginners and up to 20 participants may be accepted.

Registration is free, however, participants must pay a $40 supply fee or receive a scholarship and register prior to receiving a supply kit and Zoom link for the class.

Participants will need to have access to a laptop or device with a webcam and microphone, an email address, and familiarity with Zoom for the class.

For more information, please contact Stephen Blanchett, Cultural Program Manager at 907.463.7771 or sblanchett@ccthita-nsn.gov.

Natural Dye with Lily Hope

Date: December 11-12, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Live On Zoom: Register Now

Tlingit & Haida's Cultural Heritage & Education department is pleased to partner with award-winning, Tlingit artist and teacher Lily Hope to offer a natural dye class.

Participants will meet on Zoom for 7 hours of virtual, live instruction and are expected to work outside of class sessions. This class is intended for beginners and limited to 15 participants.

Participants should have a laptop or device with a webcam and microphone, an email address, and familiarity with Zoom for the class.

Registration is free, however, participants must register in advance, and pay a $40 supply fee, or receive a scholarship to receive a natural dye kit and Zoom link.

For more information, please contact Stephen Blanchett, Cultural Program Manager at 907.463.7771 or sblanchett@ccthita-nsn.gov.

Backpack Event for Tribal Youth Outside of Southeast Alaska

Application Period: Sept. 13-Dec. 31, 2021

Apply Now: Click Here

Tlingit & Haida is pleased to provide backpacks to tribal citizen youth who reside outside of Southeast Alaska!

The Rescue Relief Backpack event is funded under the Tribe's American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to ensure tribal citizen youth have the resources they need to stay safe while returning to school.

The backpacks will include starter school supplies and a COVID-19 safety kit (i.e., water bottle, face mask, whistle, flashing reflector, hand sanitizer, flashlight, and an educational COVID-19 safety coloring book).

Application Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must reside outside of Southeast Alaska
  • Must be enrolled with Tlingit & Haida
  • Must be between the age of pre-school to grade 12

For questions or more information, please email backpacks@ccthita-nsn.gov.