OUR TRIBE. OUR STORY.

The Official Website of the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe

“To preserve, maintain and protect the unique culture, land and resources of Yakutat Tlingit People;

To maximize our social, health & well-being while creating economic development benefits to all tribal members.”

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.

Deeply Embedded Culture & Tradition

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

Our Way of Life

Haa Shagoon

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

Tlingit Formline

The distinctive art of the Tingit 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.

More Than Meets the Eye

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