I live and write on Lingít Aaní, and gratefully acknowledge the past, present and future caretakers of this beautiful place, the Jilkaat Kwaan and Jilkoot Kwaan.

Our girls did not fare as well against Craig, but since the tourney is double elimination they are still in it, and play Metlakatla– again– at 11:30 today. The game will be broadcast on KHNS, where you can also find more tournament info.

Also, while I have your attention, here is the quote of the day from retired public health nurse and beloved elder Joan Snyder’s letter to the editor in this week’s Chilkat Valley News: “A doctor once suggested that birth control pills should be sold over the counter and cigarettes by prescription only. Good advice.”