SHARING LANGUAGE – Coho clan leader Herman Davis speaks to about two dozen people attending a Tlingit language lesson Sunday afternoon in Centennial Hall. Davis is one of about 100 remaining Tlingit speakers who learned the language as children from relatives. Lance Twitchell, University of Alaska Southeast associate professor of Alaska Native languages in Juneau, hosted the free lesson, which was the second of three. The third lesson will be held Saturday noon to 2 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Twitchell is in Sitka teaching at The Outer Coast Summer Seminar. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

September 8, 2015 Community Happenings

Ranger-Led Walks,

Talks at SNHP 

Sitka National Historical Park offers daily guided programs teaching visitors about the park’s natural and cultural resources.

This week’s schedule includes:

–Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. Russian American walking tour, 1 p.m. Totem Walk and 2:30 p.m. Salmon Talk.

–Thursday, 11 a.m. Totem Walk and 12:30 p.m. Salmon Talk.

–Friday, 2:30 p.m. Salmon Talk.

The Russian-American History Walking Tour leaves from the Russian Bishop’s House. All other ranger-led tours meet at the visitor center.

For more information call the visitor center at 747-0110.

 

 

Emblem to Meet

Sitka Emblem Club will meet 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Sitka Elks Lodge for a business and social meeting.

 

Seniors Offered

Ceramics Class

SAIL is partnering with Sitka Fine Arts Camp to offer a five-week handbuiling ceramics class with Wes Holloway for anyone over age 60.

Classes will be held 5:30-7 p.m. on Wednesdays, Oct. 26-Dec. 11. Transportation and snacks will be provided. The cost is to be determined, and space is limited. To RSVP contact Claire at 747-6859.

 

 

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