Native American Authors


Nora Marks Dauenhauer (Keixwenei) , 1927-

Tlingit

Nora Marks Dauenhauer was born in 1927 in Syracuse, N.Y. She obtained her B.A. degree from the Alaska Methodist University, Anchorage in 1976. She has been the Tlingit language researcher, Alaska Native Language Center at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, 1972-73. She is president of the Shax'saanikee 'Weavers.

Awards and Honors

Commissioner, Alaska Historical Commission, 1978-81"Humanist of the Year", 1980

 

Books by Nora Marks Dauenhauer:

Dauenhauer, Nora Marks. Alaska native writers, storytellers and orators
Anchorage : College of Arts and Sciences, University of Alaska, 1986.
Genre: Oral History
Audience: All Ages

Dauenhauer, Nora Marks. Because we cherish you : Sealaska elders speak to the future
Juneau : Sealaska Heritage Foundation Press, 1981.
Genre: Oral History
Language: Tlingit and English

Dauenhauer, Nora Marks. Beginning Tlingit
Tlingit Readers, 1976.
Genre: Nonfiction
Language: Tlingit

Dauenhauer, Nora Marks. The droning Shaman
Hains, Alaska : Black Current Press, 1988.
Genre: Poetry
Language: Tlingit and English
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0938975188

Dauenhauer, Nora Marks. Haa Kusteeyi, Our Culture
Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1994.
Genre: Oral History
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 0295974001

Dauenhauer, Nora Marks. Haa kusteeyi, our culture : Tlingit life stories
Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1994.
Genre: Oral History
Language: English and Tlingit

Dauenhauer, Nora Marks. Haa shuka, our ancestors : Tlingit oral narratives
Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1987.
Genre: Nonfiction
Language: English and Tlingit
ISBN: 0295964944 0295964952 (pbk.)

Dauenhauer, Nora Marks. Haa shuka, our ancestors speak
Seattle : University of Washington, 1987.
Genre: Oral History
Language: Tlingit and English

Dauenhauer, Nora Marks. Haa tuwunaagu yis, for healing our spirit : Tlingit oratory
Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1990.
Genre: Oral History
Language: English and Tlingit.
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 0295968508

Dauenhauer, Nora Marks. Life woven with song
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2000.
ISBN: 0816520054


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