Learn Totem Talk

Dakl'aweidi Hit S'aati (Killer Whale Clan Leader) Edwell John Jr. teaches you how to pronounce the words in the Tlingit dialect. Click on the speaker icon next to a word to hear how it is properly pronounce and what the english translation is.

aas tlênx'- big tree

aasgutu - forest, timbered area

at kax adeli - guard, watchman

du ê,esh - his/her father

laax - red cedar

yaakw - boat, canoe