Authors and Contributors

Rosita Worl - Essayist

Rosita Worl

Rosita Worl is the president of the Sealaska Heritage Institute, a member of the Alaska Federation of Natives board, and a teacher at the University of Alaska–Southeast. She has served on the board of Sealaska—a Southeast Alaskan Native corporation—since 1987, and is the current vice chair of the board. Worl, whose Tlingít names are Yeidiklats'akw and Kaa haní, is an Eagle of the Shungukeidí (Thunderbird) Clan from the Kaawdliyaayi Hit (House Lowered from the Sun) of Klukwan and a Lukaax.ádi yadi (Child of the Sockeye Clan).

Dr. Worl is an essayist for Salmon in the Trees: Life in the Tongass Rainforest (Braided River, 2010).