Tlingit Conversation and a Ts’msyen Story

Tlingit Conversation and a Ts’msyen Story

354 341 Frederick Olsen Jr.
This week on “Gunalchéesh!”, we feature the Tlingit and Ts’msyen languages. We hear more of the conversation between Dr. Walter Soboleff and George Ramos, and we will hear Wrangell Tlingit teacher Virginia Oliver and her student Mia Wiederspoon. In the Ts’msyen language, we will hear the story “How the oolichan net came to be” read by Ellen Mason. In between segments, we hear 2 songs by Sondra Segundo (Haida) as well as songs by Dave Nelson III (Ts’msyen), Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson (Haida), Khu.éex’ (Tlingit), Roby Littlefield (Tlingit), and Robert Davidson (Haida).
K’yuuhlgáansii (Haida) hosts from Lingit Aani (Tlingit Land) in Sitka, Alaska. Listen Live Thursday February 25th at l0:06 PM on KCAW Sitka FM and KCAW.org (March 4th on KRBD Ketchikan and krbd.org) or Friday February 26th at 9 PM on KSTK Wrangell FM and KSTK.org. Hear last week’s show: https://tinyurl.com/y9jas5bz

Frederick Olsen Jr.

K’yuuhlgaansii hin uu dii kuyaang. In the Haida language, my name is K’yuuhlgaansii (“Place of one’s own”). I am of the Sgajuuga.ahl Clan–Haida eagle moiety with beaver, frog, and sculpin crests. In April 2019, I started a FM radio show called “Gunalchéesh!” on KCAW Sitka, Alaska. “Gunalchéesh!” is a weekly one hour radio celebration of Alaska Native languages, especially the endangered Tlingit and Haida. Listeners hear conversations, songs, stories, and much more in Alaska Native languages without much translation. Listen Live Thursdays at l0:06 PM on KCAW Sitka FM and KCAW.org or Fridays at 9 PM on KSTK Wrangell FM and KSTK.org. Hear last week's show: https://tinyurl.com/y9jas5bz

All stories by:Frederick Olsen Jr.

Frederick Olsen Jr.

K’yuuhlgaansii hin uu dii kuyaang. In the Haida language, my name is K’yuuhlgaansii (“Place of one’s own”). I am of the Sgajuuga.ahl Clan–Haida eagle moiety with beaver, frog, and sculpin crests. In April 2019, I started a FM radio show called “Gunalchéesh!” on KCAW Sitka, Alaska. “Gunalchéesh!” is a weekly one hour radio celebration of Alaska Native languages, especially the endangered Tlingit and Haida. Listeners hear conversations, songs, stories, and much more in Alaska Native languages without much translation. Listen Live Thursdays at l0:06 PM on KCAW Sitka FM and KCAW.org or Fridays at 9 PM on KSTK Wrangell FM and KSTK.org. Hear last week's show: https://tinyurl.com/y9jas5bz

All stories by:Frederick Olsen Jr.

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