A well-respected chief from Eagle Village, Alaska was killed in a car accident in Anchorage last week. Seventy-one-year-old Isaac Juneby was a charismatic man, known for his humor and smile. Juneby was one of the last Han language speakers. He recently began a master’s degree focusing on Han regalia. His wife Sandi says he did not start speaking English until the age of nine. As a child, she says he wore the traditional clothing of the Han-Athabascan tribe.
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