Tlingit Artisan Pauline Duncan

Pauline Duncan was born and raised in Alaska and is of the Eagle Bear Clan and Valley House of Angoon.  She is the wife of Al Duncan, mother of 5 children, and grandmother of 8.  Pauline retired from teaching first grade in the Sitka School District after 27 years.  Pauline makes Devils Club products, has published a Tlingit recipe book, and creates beautiful Ravenstail bags.  She also authored several children's books for Sealaska Heritage's award-winning Baby Raven Reads series. Pauline has been rewarded numerous times for her dedication to education of all ages.  She continues to devote time and energy to her family and children in the community of Sitka. She says, " I retired from teaching, but I will never retire from working with children."