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Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...about the series here: http://www.sealaskaheritage.org/)The second and fourth books in the series won American Book Awards from the Before Columbus Foundation and the fourth also won an Alaska Library Association's Alaskana of the Year...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/songs-vision-and-experience
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Sitka Symposium is back among Alaska's summer literary events

...Ralph Nader; Luis Alberto Urrea, critically acclaimed author of 13 books of fiction, poetry and nonfiction, American Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist; Alan Weisman, best-selling author of "The World Without Us" and winner...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-26/sitka-symposium-back-among-alaskas-summer
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Five Good GLBT Reads for Pride Month

...supportive parents. Written as a YA novel, this is a great read for adults as well.Author Saenz also won an American Book Award for his first book of poems, "Calendar of Dust," in 1992. ? "The Great Big Book of Families," by Mary Hoffman...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-19/five-good-glbt-reads
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Local author Hayes pens concise history of Juneau

In her American Book Award-winning memoir "Blond Indian," Ernestine Hayes shared with readers a sense of what life was like for her in Juneau when she...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-05/local-author-hayes-pens-concise-history-j
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Dauenhauer named State Writer Laureate

...transcriptions of interviews and recordings of Tlingit elders with historical research. Volume four was honored with the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. Dauenhauer's solo works include "Life Woven with Song," as well as abundant...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-10-11/dauenhauer-named-state-writer-laureate
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New writer laureate bridges cultures, disciplines

...Russians in Tlingit America: The Battles of Sitka, 1802 and 1804" with Lydia Black. The fourth was honored with the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation in 2008.Nora Dauenhauer also worked as a Tlingit language researcher for the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-22/new-writer-laureate-bridges-cultures-disc
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Richard Dauenhauer wins Bullock prize for excellence

...culture and history, as well as many articles, and have been recognized with the Before Columbus Foundation's American Book Award. They have been instrumental in preparing educational systems for the continuation of Native languages, including...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-06-06/richard-dauenhauer-wins-bullock-prize-exc
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Alutiiq Museum gets new executive director

...from the University of Alaska. Her children's book, "The Red Cedar of Afognak: A Driftwood Journey," won an American Book Award.Haakanson had been gathering information about Alutiiq artifact collections around the world and led efforts to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-07/alutiiq-museum-gets-new-executive-direc
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Poems by Wall and Hayes to be installed in Totem Bight park

...the site)."Hayes is best known for her prose; her memoir "Blond Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir" won the American Book Award in 2007. But she said the barriers between poetry and prose are largely blurred in her mind."Emily's the poet...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-06-06/poems-wall-and-hayes-be-installed-totem-b
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UAS prof asks tough questions in Tlingit history talk

American Book Award recipient Ernestine Hayes challenged her audience at the University...Hayes, an assistant professor of English at UAS, received the American Book Award in 2007 for her semifictional memoir, "Blonde Indian." She has...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-04/uas-prof-asks-tough-questions-tlingit-h
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