Native American Heritage Month: Jaeleen Araujo

Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Age: 36.

Residency: Juneau, originally from Angoon.

Tribe, moiety, clan: Athabascan and Tlingit, Raven, Dog Salmon (TleeNeidi).

Positions: Sealaska vice president and general counsel, board member for the Alaska Native Heritage Center, member of Alaska Bar Association and D.C. Bar Association.

Quote: "I am excited to use my legal experience, gained through 10 years in a D.C. law firm, and knowledge of Native issues for our shareholders. Over the past year, I have enjoyed representing our Native interests and working directly for Sealaska."

• 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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