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Cultural Presentations

Nahaan is available for in-person storytelling, formline design lessons, and tattoo showcase and philosophy, and presents on decolonization and Indigenization. Nahaan also teaches Tlingit language classes with provided curriculum for classrooms. Presentation timeframes are typically 30-minute or 1-hour long.

 Náakw Dancers

 

Náakw (Medicine) is a Tlingit dance group that meets weekly to celebrate ancestry, community empowerment, Indigenous resistance and solidarity with POC. The group was formed in November of 2014 in Seattle, Wa. and includes members of several tribes. The group leader, Nahaan, is of Łingít, Iñupiaq and Paiute ancestry. He teaches the Łingít language and is of the Dakhl’aweidí clan from the Chilkat river area of what is now called South East, Alaska. Náakw looks forward to sharing their medicine in the form of song, dance and inspiring speech with you at your next event.

Gunałchéesh (Thank you)