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AE Capital City Weekly If language and health are linked, then the ten Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian language apprentices recently gathered for a talk on the subject were embarking on a journey not just to reclaim a vital aspect of their culture, but to better health, both for themselves and for their communities.

Haa Shuká: Three-year Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian language apprenticeships begin

Attendees of the Haa Shuka language apprentice and mentor pairing program listen to Alice Taff, Affiliate Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages at the University of Alaska Southeast, far right, speak about the connection between language and health. Photo by Mary Catharine Martin | Capital City Weekly
Attendees of the Haa Shuka language apprentice and mentor pairing program listen to Alice Taff, Affiliate Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages at the University of Alaska Southeast, far right, speak about the connection between language and health. Photo by Mary Catharine Martin | Capital City Weekly
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