This is part of the ANKN Logo This is part of the ANKN Banner
This is part of the ANKN Logo This is part of the ANKN Banner Home Page About ANKN Publications Academic Programs Curriculum Resources Calendar of Events Announcements Site Index This is part of the ANKN Banner
This is part of the ANKN Logo This is part of the ANKN Banner This is part of the ANKN Banner
This is part of the ANKN Logo This is part of the ANKN Banner This is part of the ANKN Banner
Native Pathways to Education
Alaska Native Cultural Resources
Indigenous Knowledge Systems
Indigenous Education Worldwide
 

Tlingit RavenTlingit Cultural Values

TLINGIT VALUES

Dr. Walter Soboleff shared his thoughts on Native values. Values influence a person's view of the world and guide actions. How do these values influence your child in school?

 

 

 

Respect
For self and others, including elders.

Remember
our Native traditions, our families, sharing, loyalty, pride, and loving children.

Responsibility

Truth
and wise use of words.

Care
of subsistence areas, care of property

Reverence
"We have one great word in our culture: haa shageinyaa. This was a Great Spirit above us, and today we have translated that reverence to God." He said

Sense of humility

Care of human body

 

Dignity
The Tlingit word for dignity is yan gaa duuneek.

Peace
Peace with the family, peace with the neighbors, peace with the others, and peace with the world of Nature.

 

 
 

Go to University of AlaskaThe University of Alaska Fairbanks is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution and is a part of the University of Alaska system.

 


Alaska Native Knowledge Network
University of Alaska Fairbanks
PO Box 756730
Fairbanks  AK 99775-6730
Phone (907) 474.1902
Fax (907) 474.1957
Questions or comments?
Contact
ANKN
Last modified October 19, 2006