Native American Heritage Month Jacqueline Tagaban

Posted: Monday, November 23, 2009

Age: 45.

Tribe, moiety: Tlingit, Eagle (KaagWaanTaan).

Residency: Douglas.

Positions: Director of the Preparing Indigenous Teachers and Administrators for Alaska's schools program at the University of Alaska Southeast, shareholder of Cook Inlet Region Inc. and Sealaska Corp.

Hobbies: Spending time with my family, sewing, hiking and supporting the efforts for the unity of mankind as a member of the Baha'i Faith Community in Juneau.

Quote: "I'm proud to be an Alaska Native and to support our Alaska Native students at UAS. I am fortunate to work with Alaska Native students who are making a difference right now for Alaska Natives but also making plans to teach in schools and be a role model of success for students."

• 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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