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Juneau writer Ernestine Hayes wins one of five Alaska Literary Awards

...recognize their excellence, and to support accomplished writers while they create new art." Hayes' books include her American Book Award winning memoir "Blond Indian," as well as a book on Juneau's early history called "Juneau," and a children's...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Alaskan wins American Book Award

Lifelong Juneau resident Peter Metcalfe takes photos near the Mendenhall Glacier.
Hayes wins American Book Award for her memoir, 'Blonde Indian'

Ernestine Hayes's "Blonde Indian" has been selected as a winner of the 28th annual American Book Awards for 2007. Established in 1978 by the Before Columbus Foundation, the American Book Awards provide recognition for outstanding literary achievement from America's diverse literary community.


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