Bald eagles fight over salmon on the outgoing tide near the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Bald eagles fight over salmon on the outgoing tide near the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Tlingit Word of the Week: ch’áak

This week’s word is ch’áak’, which means eagle.

November is Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month, and it’s being observed with lectures, exhibits and events around town, and in the Capital City Weekly.

There will be an Alaska Native word with a definition from the month long 10 Tlingit Words to Know and Use exhibit at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum in the Capital City Weekly. You can hear how the word is pronounced online on the Juneau Empire’s website courtesy of Sealaska Heritage Institute.

This week’s word is ch’áak’, which means eagle.

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