As a part of the Sealaska Shareholder Development department’s newly expanded curriculum in mariculture, Klawock students recently ventured out to Seagrove Kelp at Port St. Nicholas on Prince of Wales Island (POW). The visit offered students a chance to learn more about the mariculture business and the growing possibilities — and growing workforce needs — of the mariculture industry. Sealaska believes starting with youth and guiding them on their unique educational journeys while exposing
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Board Youth Advisor - Breyland Martin
Martin’s Tlingit name is Náajeyistláa (mother of Cape Spencer), which was the name of her great grandmother. Martin’s clans originate from what is now known as Glacier Bay. She is a Raven-T’akdeintaan from X’áakw Hít and a child of the Wooshkeetaan. Martin is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and recently started the Indigenous Language Speaking Certificate through the University of Alaska Southeast. We had the opportunity to talk with Martin to discuss what the position means to her and her outlook for the future.
We hope these stories of our people, communities, and partners working
together with purpose and pride will inspire others to join us.