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Culture of the Tlingit


The culture of the Tlingit, an Indigenous people from Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon, ... Each house was led by a "chief," in Tlingit hít s'aatí "house master"...

Tlingit Tribe: Facts, Clothes, Food and History *** - Native Indian Tribes


Check out this site for interesting facts about the Tlingit tribe. Food, clothing, homes, weapons and culture of the Tlingit. Interesting facts about the Tlingit nation of ...

Totem Plank Houses.


TLINGIT PLANK HOUSE. People live in towns with wood buildings. Some houses were painted and shaped like this one. Long ago families lived together.

Alaskan Tlingit and Tsimshian - University of Washington Libraries ...


The basic unit of Tlingit society was the household, a "house" (in the same sense as the House of David or House of Windsor) that was a home with three ...

Tlingit ḵwáan, clan, and house list


Dec 14, 2012 ... This document is derived from an unpublished manuscript by Jeff Leer dated November 1985 and titled “Tlingit tribe, clan, and house group ...

Tlingit - Early history, First contact with europeans, The land claims ...


Most of the Tlingit population live in urban communities of southeastern Alaska, though a significant number have made their homes all across the continent.

Tlingit - New World Encyclopedia


Like other Northwest Coast peoples, the Tlingit carve totem poles and hold potlatches. .... Chief Shakes Tribal House, a traditionally constructed Tlingit house in ...

Plank_House - Tribal Healthy Homes


Northwest tribes included the Chinook, Haida, and Tlingit. The plank house was typically square or rectangular with one door and no windows. These houses ...

Traditional Tlingit Map and Tribal List


Aug 16, 2006 ... Tlingit Tribes, Clans and Clan Houses. "…a name once given (to a clan house) survive(s) the mere structure." George Emmons, 1916 ...

Battle over a Birthright - Alaska Native Knowledge Network


Part 1: The sale of the Whale House legacy. Part 2: Carving the masterworks. Part 3: A Tlingit buyer of Tlingit artifacts. Part 4: A dealer's passion for the Whale ...

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Facts for Kids: Tlingit Indians (Tlingits) - Orrin's Website


Information about the Tlingit Indians for students and teachers. Covers food, homes, arts and crafts, weapons, culture, and daily life of the Tlingits.

Plank Houses - American Indian Tradition & Continuity


Southern & central houses usually had a packed-earth floor, while the houses of the Haida, Tlingit, & Tsimshian in the colder north often had planked wooden ...

Eyak, Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian | Cultures of Alaska | Education ...


Eyak, Tlingit and Haida divide themselves into moieties, while the Tsimshian divide into ... The Northern Tlingit houses had fewer and shorter frontal totem poles.