Tribal House Media Gallery

Tribal House and Totem Raising Events (2016–Present)

Xunaa Shuká Hít (Huna Ancestors' House) Dedication took place on August 25, 2016. The Raven and Eagle Totems were raised in front of Xunaa Shuká Hít in May of 2017 and Yaa Naa Néx Kootéeyaa, the Healing Pole, was raised further down the Tlingit Trail in August 2018.
 
 
 
 

Final Stages (2016)

Carving elements are installed and preparation begins for the dedication and celebration of Xunaa Shuáka Hít.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Site Groundbreaking, Preparation and Construction (2014–2015)

Watch timelapse videos of site preparation, groundbreaking, and early construction for the Tribal House.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Early Design Elements (2010–2011)

Carvers worked on the Tribal House wall and post elements for years in Hoonah before the initial site groundbreaking in Bartlett Cove.
 
 
 

Last updated: February 27, 2019

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