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

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Hand Skin Sewing Workshop in Yakutat on June 10-13, 2021

Sealaska Heritage Institute will be hosting a Hand Skin Sewing workshop with Jennie Wheeler on June 10-13! Sign up here!

Yakutat Tlingit Tribe Culture Camp 2021

The Yakutat Tlingit Tribe is hosting a Day Culture Camp at the Situk River for campers ages 5-17 on July 12 to 26, 2021!

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Culture Camp Modifications | June 4, 2021

YTT is seeking a Request for Proposal from qualified contractors for modifications to the Culture Camp site at Strawberry Point.

YTT Culture Camp 2021 Job Openings. APPLY TODAY!

The Yakutat Tlingit Tribe is now hiring for these open positions for the YTT 2021 Culture Camp! Click here to see available jobs and APPLY TODAY!

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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.

DEEPLY EMBEDDED CULTURE AND TRADITION

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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