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NEWS Capital City Weekly Ka seix Selina Everson was thirteen in the early 1940s, when she first went to Sheldon Jackson College, then a boarding school for Native children.

A Day in the Life of: Ka seix Selina Everson

Tlingit elder Ka Seix Selina Everson, 85, was forbidden to speak her language when she left Angoon for Sheldon Jackson College, then a boarding school for Native children. Now, she's working to preserve the Tlingit language. At Harborview Elementary School, she's known as
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Tlingit elder Ka Seix Selina Everson, 85, was forbidden to speak her language when she left Angoon for Sheldon Jackson College, then a boarding school for Native children. Now, she's working to preserve the Tlingit language. At Harborview Elementary School, she's known as "Grandma Selina." She's also serving as a mentor in a three year Tlingit language mentor/apprentice pairing.
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