Herb Sheakley, left, Mary Folletti, Sarah Dybdahl and Mallory Story, right, are four of the six staff members who will teach a new Tlingit Language Immersion Nest at the Vocational Training & Resource Center on Hospital Drive. Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has been awarded a $1 million operate a Tlingit Language Immersion Nest for 3- to 5-year-old children. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Herb Sheakley, left, Mary Folletti, Sarah Dybdahl and Mallory Story, right, are four of the six staff members who will teach a new Tlingit Language Immersion Nest at the Vocational Training & Resource Center on Hospital Drive. Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has been awarded a $1 million operate a Tlingit Language Immersion Nest for 3- to 5-year-old children. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau’s first-ever Tlingit language immersion preschool to open next month

New childcare program hopes to help revitalize endangered Tlingit language

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