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Angela Sidney, C.M.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Angela Sidney, C.M. C.M. Tagish
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada December 23, 1985 April 9, 1986
One of the last living speakers of the Tagish language, she has been actively involved in recording oral history and publishing books containing songs, traditional stories and Tagish and Tlingit- language place names of the Southern Yukon. By doing so, this prominent elder in her community has made a major contribution to northern linguistic and ethnographic studies and to the preservation of the Native cultural heritage.
Deceased on July 17, 1991.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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