Tlingit Story and Ts’msyen Strawberry Jam

Tlingit Story and Ts’msyen Strawberry Jam

354 223 Frederick Olsen Jr.

This week on “Gunalchéesh!”, we feature the Tlingit and Ts’msyen languages.  We hear George Davis speaking in Tlingit as well as Ts’msyen with Velna Nelson and Terry Lowther making strawberry jam and Ben Spencer talking about the month of May.  Radio Show # 100

 

In between segments, hear two songs by Sondra Segundo (Haida) as well as songs by Dave Nelson III (Ts’msyen), Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson (Haida), Cheryl Naomi Sampson (Ts’msyen), Pamyua (Yupik), Khu.éex’ (Tlingit), and Tlingit National Anthem.  Hosted by K’yuuhlgáansii (kyooth-GAWN-see, “Place of One’s Own”, Haida) on Lingit Aani (Tlingit land) in Sitka, Alaska.

 

Airs Thursday May 13th at 10:06 PM Alaska Time on KCAW Sitka and KCAW.org (Thursday May 20th at 10:06 PM on KRBD Ketchikan and KRBD.org) as well as Monday May 17th at 1 PM on KSTK Wrangell FM and KSTK.org.  Podcast available on several platforms 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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