Alaska State Library - Historical Collections
Includes business letters from the U.S. Marshall and Collector of Customs, character letter ("skookum paper") signed by S. Hall Young, Sheldon Jackson, A.L. Lindsley and H. Kendall, letters from Governor John Brady, personal letters from tribal members about schooling and money matters, a lease between Chief Shakes and R. Jensen for monthly land rental, a letter to Mrs. Shakes, and a list of charges against Colteen-eash
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Images include Tlingit women and men in red cedar canoes, Inuit men in a skin boat with kayaks attached, an Inuit mother and baby, an Inuit boy in fur garments, an Inuit woman in cloth dress and fur garments, and a view of Yakutat, Alaska with Native Americans in canoes in the foreground
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Studio portraits of Tlingit and Inuit men, women, and children, some posed in front of painted backdrops. Many of Tlingit are dressed in clothing for potlatch ceremony including Chilkat blankets, carved wood and horn headdresses, and nose rings. Some wear face paint and hold decorated staffs and rattles. Objects and clothing appear to be studio props, as different people are depicted wearing same garments. Inuit are dressed in fur garments and appear with snow shoes and other props. Captions identify some sitters as "Medicine man" and "Shaman," and two images depict medicine men "healing" a sick woman. Also includes images of Tlingit in ceremonial dress outside a wood frame building at the Sitka potlatch, nude women draped in furs and blankets, a woman making baskets with a child, and men in boats shooting the White Horse rapids
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Collection comprises two videocassettes and a pamphlet on traditional music, dance, and other customs of the Tlingit nation of southeast Alaska.
Illinois State Library - Gwendolyn Brooks Building
A green glass bottle covered with twined spruce root with diamond patterns (1983.153)
American Philosophical Society
Recordings made in Yakutat, Alaska in 1954. Includes personal songs, mourning songs, drinking songs, love songs, shaman songs, and children's songs. Most songs are Tlingit, with some of Ahtna, Aleut, Haida, or Southern Tutchone origin.
Illinois State Library - Gwendolyn Brooks Building
A 2 1/2 inch by 3 1/4 inch basket made of twined spruce root. (1979.139)
Illinois State Library - Gwendolyn Brooks Building
A 7 inch tall glass bottle covered with twined spruce root with red and black "flag" pattern (1983.124)
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Images of Eskimo men, women, and children dressed in mix of Euro-American clothing and traditional fur garments; most from the Nome, Alaska vicinity. Some studio portraits, most images in outdoor camp settings. Includes mothers and children; children on a Nome beach; women cooking, stringing up fish, breast feeding children; a group of Eskimos in an automobile; a man carving ivory; Eskimos at a service at the Congregational Church Mission, Nome; and a fishing camp with a skin boat and fish drying racks. Also includes portraits of Siberian Eskimos ; Tlingit women at Fort Wrangell, Alaska; and Eskimo women and children at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle, Washington. Sitters include A-Pa-Look and his wife Wy-Ung-Ena, Happy Jack and his wife, and John Spoon