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Tlingit Oral Histories, Oratory, & Events Recordings Collection

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Items 1-37

Items 38-107.

Items 108-122.

Items 123-137.

Items 138-150.

Items 151-161.

Items 162-172.

Items 173-177.

Items 178-192.

Items 193-209.

Items 209-



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Tlingit Oral Histories, Oratory, & Events Recordings Collection, 1910-2006 | Sealaska Heritage Institute Archives

By Alyssa Peterson, UAS Intern, and Zach Jones, Archivist

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Collection Overview

Title: Tlingit Oral Histories, Oratory, & Events Recordings Collection, 1910-2006Add to your cart.

ID: MC/022

Primary Creator: Tlingit Indians.

Extent: 12.0 Boxes

Subjects: Tlingit Indians--History., Tlingit language.

Languages: Tlingit, English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains recordings dating from circa 1910 to 2007, and primarily consisting of oral history recordings, Tlingit oratory, and recordings of Tlingit events, such as cultural gatherings. These recordings have been obtained by SHI from various donors, and the collection will continue to grow as more recordings are obtained.

The vast bulk of the recordings in this collection are audio only, with a few audiovisual. Many of the recordings are entirely in the Tlingit language, and most with no English translations. The various speakers on these recordings provide information on many topics, including life histories and family genealogies; clan and crest histories; Tlingit political and social systems and customs; gathering and harvesting practices; art forms such as basketry, carving, weaving; legends and stories; songs; and the Tlingit language. Many Tlingit clans are represented in this collection. Overall, this collection provides a wealth of information on various subjects relative to Tlingit culture, oratory, history, and language.

Subject/Index Terms

Tlingit Indians--History.
Tlingit language.

Administrative Information

Repository: Sealaska Heritage Institute Archives

Use Restrictions: Intellectual Properties Note: Since SHI adheres to the Protocols for Native American Archival Materials, and since we desire to honor Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian traditional cultural belief that clans retain the intellectual property rights to clan stories or songs, patrons who use or study clan songs or stories are asked to credit clan ownership to stories and songs.

Acquisition Source: Sealaska Heritage Institute

Acquisition Method: Items 1-95 in the collection were transferred from SHI’s Culture Department on 9/15/2010 to SHI; Item 94 was donated by Clarence Jackson to on 3/27/2008; Items 96-97 were transferred from SHI’s Media & Publications Department on 11/30/2011; Items 98-101 were obtained by SHI prior to Oct. 2007; Items 102-03 were donated by Lawrence J. Jackson to SHI on 7/14/2003 (Acc.#2003.002); Items 104-05 were deposited with permission of the Indian University Archives of Traditional Music (Acc. # 2011.040); Item 106 was obtained by SHI prior to Oct. 2007; Item 107 was donated to SHI by Donald Gregory on 1/6/2012; Items 108-111 were obtained by SHI prior to Oct. 2007; Item 112 was generated by SHI and a copy was placed in SHI’s archival collection on 1/20/2012; Item 113 was donated by Byron Mallott 12/11/2011 (Acc. #2011.041); items 114-119 were obtained by SHI prior to Oct. 2007; Items 120-122 were obtained by SHI prior to Oct. 2007; Item 124 was donated to SHI by Ishmael Hope on April 11, 2012; Items 125-139 were received by SHI prior to Oct. 2007; Items 140-141 were generated by SHI and transferred to archives on July 12, 2012; Items 142-43 were copied from originals in the Rosita Worl collection and added to this collection on August 27, 2012; Items 144-183 were obtained prior to Oct. 2007; Item 184 was donated by Roy Peratrovich Jr. in 2008; Items 185-189 were obtained prior to Oct. 2007; Items 193-198 were donated by the Sealaska Corporation on 2/19/2013; Item 199 was generated by SHI and placed in archives on 2/21/2013; Item 200 was donated by Rosita Worl on 5/15/2013; Item 201 was received prior to Oct. 2007; Item 202 was donated by Tim Lindoff on 5/22/2013; Item 203 was received prior to Oct. 2007; Item 204 was donated by the Sealaska Corporation on 10/15/2013; Item 205 was donated by Jackie Kookesh on 12/29/13; Item 207 was donated by Paul Marks on 4/9/14; Item 208 was generated by SHI and donated to SHI by Sorrel Goodwin on 1/10/2011; Item 209 was generated by SHI in 2000 and 2002;


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[Box 1: Items 1-37],
[Box 2: Items 38-107.],
[Box 3: Items 108-122.],
[Box 4: Items 123-137.],
[Box 5: Items 138-150.],
[Box 6: Items 151-161.],
[Box 7: Items 162-172.],
[Box 8: Items 173-177.],
[Box 9: Items 178-192.],
[Box 10: Items 193-209.],
[Box 11: Items 209-],
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Box 9: Items 178-192.Add to your cart.

Item 178:        Audiovisual recording attributed as being a Ketchikan workshop devoted to preserving songs and stories, circa 1990s. VHS format. Opening of film shows Tlingit George Ramos speaking.

Item 179:        Audiovisual recording and except of KTOO News’s Currents program, featuring footage of a discussion in Kake about if Christianity is compatible with Native values, spirituality, and culture, dated 9/23/1992. VHS Format.

Item 180:        Audiovisual recording of Tlingit and Alaska Rep. Senator Albert Kookesh speaking on “A Native on Alaska Issues” at the Egan Democratic Forum, 1/28/1999.

Item 181:        Audio recording entitled Tlingit Lullabies, produced by Native, Inc. of Sitka, circa 2004. CD-R format. Includes George Davis speaking and singing in Tlingit.

Item 182:        Audio recordings geared to aid with Tlingit language learning associated with Dog Point Fish Camp, produced by Native, Inc., circa 2004. Three CD-R format. Includes recordings from a retreat, an immersion experience, and a recording entitled “Tlingit language.” Includes speaking by John Martin, Irene Paul, and others.

Item 183:        Audiovisual recording entitled Forest and Man, produced by USFS, 1966. 26 minutes in length. DVD-R format. Includes footage and interviews with Auk Tlingit individuals about the historic Auk village near Juneau.

Item 184:        Audiovisual recording entitled “Flight of the Raven,” produced by Roy Peratrovich, Jr., 2008. Recording showcases how the Flight of the Raven Monument in Anchorage’s Peratrovich Park was created and dedicated in 2008. DVD format. Includes paper explanation by creator R. Peratrovich.

Item 185:        Audiovisual recording entitled Auk w Noow, Marine Science Camp, Juneau-Douglas High School, USDA Juneau School District production, 2008. DVD format. Includes a recording about a Transitions program to teach high school students with place-based education on the topic of marine science and Native traditional ecological knowledge.

Item 186:        Audio recording entitled The Keeping of Our Grandfathers Words, produced by Albert and Pauline Duncan, Sitka, 1998. Two cassettes. Recording geared to assist with Tlingit language learning.

Item 187:        Audiovisual recording entitled Looking for the Past: A Story of Collaboration, undated. Recording showcasing the Tlingit collaboration with scholars on the human remains found near Klawock, Alaska.

Item 188:        Audio recording labeled “Mrs. Chester James, partial copy of tape held by Peter Jack, Angoon, Was’ineidi, Teqweidi story,” undated. Digital Audio Recordable MD disk format.

Item 189:        Audio recording labeled “Ida Kadashan Memorial Service, 3/6/2003.” Digital Audio Recordable MD disk format.

Item 190:        Audio recording entitled “Cha’ aadei yei oona tee gaa-xawe, by Aanteeyeilee (Joe Wright), Juneau Tlingit Dancers ka xoooni, Story told by Xoot (Rachel Johnson),” undated. Cassette format. Contains Tlingit singing and transcription of song with cassette.

Item 191:        Audiovisual recording of “John Hope – ANB memorial service, Oct. 6, 1999.” Format: Fuji P6-120 cassette [perhaps a Hi8 MP].

Item 192:        Audiovisual recording of “Terry Pegues memorial,” and contains content concerning the memorial service held at the ANB hall for Terry Pegues (1931-2001). Format: Fuji Hi8 MP cassette. Two cassettes, numbered 1 and 2.


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Items 1-37],
[Box 2: Items 38-107.],
[Box 3: Items 108-122.],
[Box 4: Items 123-137.],
[Box 5: Items 138-150.],
[Box 6: Items 151-161.],
[Box 7: Items 162-172.],
[Box 8: Items 173-177.],
[Box 9: Items 178-192.],
[Box 10: Items 193-209.],
[Box 11: Items 209-],
[All]


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