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Former Yakutat man elected president of Potlatch Fund


Jim Thomas, a Tlingit formerly of Yakutat, was recently elected president of the Potlatch Fund, an American Indian/Alaska Native philanthropic foundation headquartered in Seattle, Wash. Potlatch Fund supports worthy causes among Tribal organizations and individuals with emphasis on cultural preservation, promotion of artists and Native art and in assisting tribal organizations to form their own nonprofits.