Tlingit and Ts’msyen

Tlingit and Ts’msyen

354 223 Frederick Olsen Jr.
This week on “Gunalchéesh!”, we feature the Tlingit and Ts’msyen languages. We hear Velna Nelson, Ben Spencer, and Pauline Dudoward speaking in Ts’msyen as well as Sophie Smarch and her sister Martha Van Heel speaking in Tlingit.
In between segments, hear two songs by Sondra Segundo (Haida) as well as songs by Dave Nelson III (Ts’msyen), Cheryl Naomi Sampson (Ts’msyen), Mungo Martin (Haida), Pamyua (Yupik), Khu.éex’ (Tlingit), and Robert Davidson (Haida). Hosted by K’yuuhlgáansii (kyooth-GAWN-see, “Place of One’s Own”, Haida) on Lingit Aani (Tlingit land) in Sitka, Alaska.
 
Aired Thursday April 29th on KCAW Sitka and KCAW.org (May 6th on KRBD Ketchikan and KRBD.org) as well as Friday April 30th at 9 PM on KSTK Wrangell FM and KSTK.org. “Gunalchéesh!” podcast available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, and Spotify. Updated Fridays.

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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