Opened with 54 students, 3 teachers, & library. Curriculum was 6 years of Aleut, Tlingit, and Yupik
Population grew to 1,200 in a decade
After translating for 12 years
Due to John Muir's writing of Glacier bay to San Francisco
Brought civil government and provided public education. Gave natives education.
The first Alaskan with sufficient training and education to be considered competent to take charge of a school
Worked and taught their language at English school