(September 13, 2018) – Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) is proud to announce Executive Council 5th Vice President Ralph Wolfe and Cultural Heritage & Education Manager Sarah Dybdahl have been selected by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (National Center) to receive the prestigious “Native American 40 Under 40” award.
The award recipients are made up of a diverse group of young women and men cultivated from across American Indian and Alaska Native communities. The award recognizes Native American, Alaska Native and First Nation citizens between 18 and 39 years of age who demonstrate leadership, initiative and dedication to achieve significant contributions to Native communities throughout North America.
I couldn’t be prouder of Ralph and Sarah,” said President Richard
Peterson. “They are both truly deserving of this recognition for all that they do in support of Tlingit & Haida, our culture, communities and tribal citizens.”
The National Center’s “Native American 40 Under 40” awards will be presented at the River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 29-30, 2018.