National Alliance mourns loss of Native Language Champion

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aagoowu (A Man with the Strength of a Stump) of the Tlingit “Naasteidi” Eagle clan has been called home by our creator. United States Presidents, Senators, Congressman, University Presidents and Indian country knew Kaagoowu as Dr. William G. Demmert, Jr. a great champion of Indian education and one of the original founders of the National Indian Education Association (NIEA).