Connor Deikeenaak’w Ulmer

Connor Deikeenaak’w Ulmer

2022-2024 Board Youth Advisor

Administrative Assistant, Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

Juneau, AK

“I am grateful to be able to participate in our culture and live by our tribal values. I can say from experience that our culture and values can heal and make us feel whole.”

Connor Ulmer is Kaagwaantaan (Eagle/Wolf) from  Kóok Hít  (Box House). He carries the name Deikeenaak’w (Little Haida) from his grandfather, George Obert. Ulmer is the son of Annette and Gary Ulmer. He was born and raised in Juneau.  

Connor graduated from University of Alaska Southeast in 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a concentration in management. In the autumn of 2018, he began working for Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska as an administrative clerk. Ulmer currently works for Tlingit & Haida now as an administrative assistant. He also serves as a Council Member on the Juneau Tlingit & Haida Community Council. His experience has allowed him to be a resource to his community and discuss new ways to improve it. Ulmer is considering an advanced degree in either business or law to help fulfill is ambition to help tribes develop their judicial systems.