Landmark Lingit-language children's book published
November 8, 2023
The title translates to "orphan" in English, but people celebrating the release of the Lingít-language children's book "Kuhaantí" emphasized the project is very much a multigenerational family effort by the Southeast Alaska Native community.
"Kuhaantí" is intended to be the first of nine books and animated videos produced during the next two years sharing tribal stories in their Native language, the first publications of their kind in decades, according to officials involved with the project.
Copies of "Kuhaantí" were distributed free to children during a book launch party at the Elizab...