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Teslin Tlingit Council - Yukon (Canada)

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Last modified: 2019-06-30 by rick wyatt
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[Teslin Tlingit Council, Yukon] image by Jens Pattke, 6 October 2013

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Description of the flag

The Teslin Tlingit Council flag is horizontally striped, red-white-red, 1-3-1, with five totems in the centre.
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A variant with inscription is here:
Jens Pattke, 6 October 2013

The flag of the Teslin Tinglit Council is white with a thin horizontal red stripe at the flag's top and bottom and the Council's emblem in the middle. The name of the Council is written in white capital letters in the red upper stripe. - Justice Agreement signed with Teslin Tlingit Council, 21 February 2012 - Celebration 2009

According to the Teslin Tlingit Council Constitution, last updated on 23 March 2009:

1.2. The Teslin Tlingit Council is composed of five Clans of Tlingit ancestry who have traditionally resided in the Teslin Tlingit region.
1.3. Clans are a specific grouping of people who have their own language, culture, values and other traditions which have evolved over time.
5. Government
5.1. The government of the Teslin Tlingit Council shall be based upon the traditional Clan system of government.
5.2. The citizenship and organization of each Clan shall be determined by the customs inherited and observed by the Clan and acknowledged by the other Clans.
5.3. Each Clan has a Leader and other Elders recognized as such by the Clan membership.
5.4. Each Clan shall maintain an up-to-date list of its members and shall keep a copy of this list posted in the Longhouse or other recognized public place.
5.5. The Teslin Tlingit Clans have emblems which are a part of their tradition, these are as follows:

Daxaweidi Eagle Doug Smarch Sr.
Daishetaan Beaver Warson Smarch
Ishketaan Frog Sam Johnston
Xooxetaan Raven Children Frank Jackson
Yanyeidi Wolf Mathew Thom

The flag features the emblems of the clans, from left to right:
- Kkhhittn (Raven Children);
- Ishklitn (Frog);
- Yanydi (Wolf);
- Sshitn (Beaver);
- Dakhl'awdi (Eagle).

Ivan Sache, 3 August 2012

Flag with vertical stripe

[Teslin Tlingit Council, Yukon] image located by Darrell Neuman, 16 July 2012

Flag with name

[Teslin Tlingit First Nation flag] image by Janis Lasmanis, 10 May 2019