In addition to the above, there are many places where researchers can look to find genealogical information. Some of these are listed below.

1. Kim Lea's Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian Genealogy

This genealogy contains the most comprehensive collection of genealogical information on Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people. It has been compiled by Kim Lea and is regularly updated. Researchers can search for individuals alphabetically by surname or by keyword. This resource is only available in the reading room for in-person reference use. To see this resource, contact our archivist at

2. Alaska Land Records: Recorder's Office

With these records it is possible to locate, research, and verify land ownership; users can search by name and date.

3. Family Search

This is a free genealogy cite, with some indexed Alaska names.

Credits: Compiled for Sealaska Heritage Institute summer 2009 by intern Whitney Schaeler.