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Share your project in NT with your partners, so everyone has access to the notecards.
You should have 1 Noodletools Notecard on each of the following subtiopics, with the required minimum bullets:
Background of Tlingit People--location, origins, population; (5-8 bullets)
Dependence on Sea and importance of trees: (5-8 bullets)
Describe the Circle of Justice and its purpose; (8-10) bullets ---you can have two notecards on this topic
Other interesting facts; 5-8 bullets (don’t repeat info you’ve already used)
Oral Traditions of the Tlingit People
This video, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, features Cecilia Kunz, a Native elder from the Tlingit people of Southeast Alaska, who describes how stories are passed on among her people.
The Raven's Story (Teachers' Domain)
This video, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, presents a telling of the Tlingit myth, "How Raven Gave Light to the World." The story is told by Shirley Kendall (Eagle Moiety), originally from the Alaskan village of Hoonah. It is illustrated with video of Native dancers and Alaskan scenery, as well as with images depicting Raven.
Performing the Walrus Hunt (Teachers' Domain)
This video, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, shows how students in Anchorage, Alaska, develop a song and dance to tell about a walrus hunt. Their goal in creating this dance is to connect with their Yup'ik and Iñupiaq cultures, help preserve the cultures for future generations, and express their joy in being part of those cultures. To share their dance with others, the students produce a music video of their work, excerpts of which appear in this video.
Tlingit People (World Book)
Tlingit live mainly along the coast of southeastern Alaska. The tribe once controlled all the land that extends more than 500 miles (800 kilometers) from west of Yakutat Bay to the British Columbia border south of present-day Ketchikan. The Tlingit divided the area into about 15 territories called quans (also spelled kwans). All Tlingit spoke related dialects of one language.
Circle sentencing is a form of restorative justice, one of a number that have emerged over the past decade in response to demands for community and victim involvement in the justice process. These community-based projects are value-based, seeking to repair harm done and to transform communities. A Justice Center research team working in Kake, in Southeast Alaska, was able to observe the community’s adoption of the circle sentence process over a period of eighteen months. Although circle sentencing is a community problem-solving mechanism open to all, Kake's tribal leadership considered it important to incorporate Tlingit values in the way the circle was conducted. The circle's broad intention is noted by its name in Kake: “circle peacemaking.”
Restorative justice is a model of justice which defines crime as a disruption of community harmony and relationships.