Two Tlingit Conversations

Two Tlingit Conversations

354 341 Frederick Olsen Jr.
This week on “Gunalchéesh!”, we feature the Tlingit language in two conversations; one with Ethel Makinen with Anita Wright, the other with Ruth Demmert and Marsha Hotch. In between, hear songs by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson (Haida), Cheryl Naomi Sampson (Ts’msyen), Mungo Martin (Haida), Pamyua (Yupik), and Khu.éex’ (Tlingit). Hosted by K’yuuhlgáansii (kyooth-Gawn-see, “Place of One’s Own”, Haida) on Lingit Aani (Tlingit land) in Sitka, Alaska.
Listen Live on Thursday March 11th from 10:06 to 11 PM Alaska Time on KCAW Sitka FM or KCAW.org (March 18th on KRBD Ketchikan and KRBD.org) as well as March 12th Friday at 9 PM on KSTK Wrangell FM or KSTK.org

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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