Tlingit history points the way to 'young man's' senior project

Zeke Yéeskáa Young always enjoys meeting new people, traveling to new places and learning about different cultures. But he had no idea when moving to Wrangell last year from Port Angeles, Washington, that he'd be helping to sustain a culture.

Young's high school senior project is to create five new signs in Tlingit and English to direct residents and visitors to five Native points of interest.

"When I came up here last year, I needed a fine arts credit," he said. "I was put into Tlingit for my fine arts. At first, I was kind of hesitant. New language, totally new culture, and just history in g...


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