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Laxsgiik; Yesterday to Tomorrow: cultural changes experienced by the Tsimshian eagle clan

Project Details

Funding Sources

  • URECA: $2,212


This project focuses on the Tsimshian Eagle clan migration from British Columbia Canada to Southeast Alaska. Over the last century and a half many Tsimshians have moved to Metlakatla Alaska and experienced cultural changes that will be examined. The research methods employed will be elder and community member interviews; archival work, specifically with Viola Garfield's papers and field notes at the University of Washington; and work with contemporary anthropologists on my family genealogy.