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Native North America/Southeast Alaska (Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian). Dispossession, climate change, place and storywork, sacred objects, oral history.

Aandaxjoon (Tlingit), whose English name is Sabena Allen, is a Gaanaxteidí Raven and a child of the Kaagwaantaan clan. Originally from Sitka, Alaska, she received her undergraduate degree in Native American Studies at Dartmouth College. She is now a PhD candidate in Anthropology at The University of Chicago. Her research focuses on climate change and Tlingit oral history. Specifically, she considers the long history of catastrophe in southeast Alaska and the way traditional knowledge found in oral history influences current responses to climate change.