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Marina Anderson


• Discipline and Obedience to the Traditions of our Ancestors

• Respect for Self, Elders, and Others

• Respect for Nature and Property

• Patience

• Pride in Family, Clan and Traditions is found in Love, Loyalty, and Generosity

• Be Strong in Mind, Body and Spirit

• Humor

• Hold Each Other Up

• Listen Well and with Respect; Speak with Care

• We are Stewards of the Air, Land, and Sea

• Reverence for Our Creator

• Live in Peace and Harmony

• Be Strong and Have Courage

About Me

Understanding community needs and addressing them with sustainable solutions that are based on traditional ecological & social knowledge. Networking and creating avenues of success that is supported by local partners and resources are utilized to ensure the longevity of the success. 

Harvesting & food preservation, carving, weaving, beading, fur & skin sewing and storytelling are traditional Haida and Tlingít skills utilized to strengthen the health of the current and next generations. 

Leadership and Public Service

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks Rural Student Services Advisory Board, 2021-Present

  • Shaan Seet Incorporated Board of Director, 2021-Present

  • Alaska Conservation Foundation Board Trustee, 2021-Present

  • Southeast Alaska Tribal Youth Commission co-founder and Advisory Board Member, 2019-Present

  • Sustainable Southeast Partnership Steering Committee Member, 2017-Present

  • Prince of Wales Southeast Sea Otter Commission, 2017-2021

  • Organized Village of Kasaan Tribal Council Vice-President, 2018-2020

  • Organized Village of Kasaan Tribal Council Member at Large, 2017-2018

  • South East Indigenous Transboundary Commission Board Member, 2017-2021

  • Prince of Wales Island Community Advisory Council Member, 2017-2019

  • Central Council Tlingít & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska Emerging Leader Advisory Member, 2015.

  • Alaska Native Sisterhood Executive Council Sargent at Arms, 2014.

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