2019 President's Award Banquet & Language Fundraiser
Every year Tlingit & Haida hosts a President's Award Banquet to recognize a handful of those who contribute greatly to our Tlingit & Haida people, communities and culture. The banquet will also include a special fundraiser to support Southeast Alaska's indigenous languages - Lingít Yoo Xʼatángi, Xaad Kíl and Sm'álgyax. The banquet will include an awards ceremony, silent and live auctions, catered dinner, dance performances and much more.
President's Life Achievement Award: Dr. Marie Olson
Culture Bearer: Vicki Soboleff
Emerging Leader: Arias Hoyle
Hold Each Other Up: Lyle & Kolene James
Inspiring Educator: Jessica Chester
Language Warrior: Gloria Wolfe
Tribal Ally: Diane Kaplan
Youth Mentor: Sonya Skan
Tickets for the banquet will be on sale soon.
- Presented By: Tlingit & Haida
- Dates: April 12, 2019
- Location: Elizabeth Peratrovich Event Center
- Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM