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Irene Jimmy

Irene Jimmy

Irene Jimmy (Xakwjeet Tláa) is a member of the Sitka Kiks.ádi Clan and was born and raised in Sitka, Alaska. She is a respected elder and traditional Tlingit weaver. She served as a board member of the Southeast Alaska Indian Cultural Center at Sitka National Historical Park, where she also worked as an artist demonstrator and instructor sharing traditional Tlingit weaving methods. She was active in cultural and subsistence issues, and was a member of the Sitka Tribal Council. Irene Jimmy passed away in 2008.

Date of Birth:
Nov 15, 1926
Date of Death:
Nov 27, 2008
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