Native American Heritage Month: Kathryn 'Kitty' Eddy

Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Name: Kathryn 'Kitty' Eddy

Age: Undisclosed.

Residency: Douglas.

Moiety, clan: Eagle, Wolf.

Positions: Juneau School District teacher for 26 years.

Hobbies: Reading, baking and walking.

Quote: "Being a Native teacher affords me the opportunity to use our cultural knowledge to help students become self-confident, responsible and independent learners - learners who are excited about learning and who are confident in who they are, which leads to responsible community members. Native American Heritage Month is an opportunity for all educators to celebrate and promote a school environment that eliminates barriers for our children."

• The Juneau Empire will profile a different member of Juneau's Alaska Native community each day during November. To be profiled, e-mail Please include a name and phone number.

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