Spoken Tlingit and Haida

Spoken Tlingit and Haida

354 341 Frederick Olsen Jr.

This week on “Gunalchéesh!”, we feature the Tlingit and Haida languages. We hear a conversation between Lorraine Adams and Vincent Johnson in Tlingit and we hear Linda Schrack and Ben Young speak in Haida.  In between segments, we hear songs by Sondra Segundo (Haida), Dave Nelson III (Ts’msyen), Mungo Martin (Haida), Charlie Joseph (Tlingit), Khu.éex’ (Tlingit), Robert Davidson (Haida), and Dionne Brady-Howard (Tlingit).

 

K’yuuhlgáansii (Haida) hosts from Lingit Aani (Tlingit Land) in Sitka, Alaska. Listen Live Thursday March 4th at l0:06 PM on KCAW Sitka FM and KCAW.org (3/11/21 on KRBD Ketchikan and krbd.org) or Friday March 5th 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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