Longtime Douglas resident Robert Milton Sr. died April 11, 2007, surrounded by family and friends. He was 77.
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He was born Dec. 11, 1929, in Yakutat. Family members said he was a respected Tlingit elder, storyteller and songwriter from the Raven moiety, Kwashkikwaan, Owl House, and member of the Baha'i Faith community. He was the youngest child of Nick and Leslie Milton.
Services will be held at the Alaskan Native Brotherhood Hall on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. A full obituary will follow.