Angoon Ḵwáan, Daḵlaweidí – Partner TIDES Education Associates. Shgen is a Lingit educator, curriculum specialist, artist, and scholar. She was raised in Angoon where she began her teaching career that focused on cultural infusion in the classroom. Prior to retiring in 2020 Shgen was the lead teacher and curriculum planner in the Tlingit Culture, Language, and Literacy program. Shgen believes that through culturally responsive, place-based curriculum all students can thrive in our schools.