Jackie D’Cafango Kookesh


Jackie D’Cafango Kookesh is the conference coordinator for the 2020 Our Cultural Landscape Culturally Responsive Education Conference and former education director for Sealaska Heritage. She has more than three decades of experience as an educator in Southeast Alaska, serving as a middle school teacher and principal in Angoon and as assistant principal for the Juneau School District at Floyd Dryden Middle School. Born and raised in Juneau’s Indian Village, Jackie is Tlingit and from the Daginaa Hiìt of the L’uknax.ádi clan.