Shx’ei, Lingít, Nisga’a, Taku Ḵwáan, Yanyeidi—Partner TIDES Education Associates. Nancy Douglas is a Lingít educator, administrator, curriculum specialist, and artist. Nancy worked as the Director of Cultural Programs for the Sitka School District and co-founded the Tlingit Culture, Language, and Literacy Program. Nancy learned from the Elders the importance of using culture to raise strong and educated children. She and the Elders she works with make sure students understand that Lingít people have always been artists, scientists, doctors, and mathematicians. Nancy has received numerous education awards.