Preserving, maintaining, and protecting the unique culture, land, and resources of the Yakutat Tlingit People.

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Yakutat COVID-19 Information Page

The latest COVID-19 updates and information for the community of Yakutat.

Metal Building Construction Training, a YTT 477 Training Opportunity

Sign up today to learn about metal building construction! Open to 477 eligible applicants. Class starts October 26, 2020.

2020 Tribal Election

Notice is hereby given that the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe Tribal Election is being held on Tuesday, November 30, 2020.

There are two seats which will be filled through the 2020 YTT Tribal Election.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) FY2021 Application

Existing and new TEFAP clients, please fill out these two application forms for the new fiscal year, effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

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What makes us who we are

An Intimate Connection to Our Lands

Haa Aaní, Haa Kusteeyí

The Tlingit people have a very strong historic, cultural, linguistic & spiritual connection to their land.

Our way of life

Haa Shagoon

We have a lengthy history of reliance on our habitat – subsisting off of the abundant Alaskan Wildlife.


Culture and Tradition

Our practiced customs, songs and dances, and traditional ceremonies which were passed down through generations with pride and dignity validate our identity and culture.

The Tlingit Language

Lingít Yoo X̲ʼatángi

Our Tlingit identity is born through our language; and through our language, we get to see the way our ancestors truly saw the world.

arts and crafts

Arts and Crafts

The distinctive art of the Tlingit is reflective of their culture, ancestry, and collaborative histories.

Respect for nature

Ldakát át a yáa ayaduwanéi

The Tlingit believe that every creature has a soul and all life is of equal value; plants, trees, birds, fish, animals, and human beings are equally respected.

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