Matushka Emily Anna Williams

Matushka Emily Anna Williams was the widow of the only Tlingit Orthodox priest ever ordained. She was also the matriarch of the Kiks.adi, one of the largest and most prestigious clans of the Tlingit tribe. The events surrounding her funeral in Juneau, Alaska, is said to be an example of how Bishop Nikolai Soraich was insensitive to the feelings of the Alaskan Native Americans.