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Wearable Art of Place: Regalia

...Florence Marks Sheakley, daughter of well-known beader Emma Marks, according to her brother's designs.Crystal Nelson...Mariah. Both girls wore headbands with old beadwork by Emma Marks.Roz Cruise's regalia blended old and new in the form...
University announces facts about Emma Marks Memorial Fund

...and Richard Dauenhauer created the Emma Marks Memorial for Alaska Native Languages...on-line. Mail check, payable to "UAS Emma Marks Memorial" to: UAS Development UAS" button and indicate the Emma Marks Memorial in the comments field.
Lance Twitchell is first recipient of Emma Marks Memorial scholarship

...families of the Tlingit language - Emma Marks. "The personal histories and testimonials...funeral and memorial services for Emma Marks in September 2006 were dramatic evidence...and Richard Dauenhauer created the Emma Marks Memorial for Alaska Native Languages...
A day in the life of: Kinkaduneek Paul Marks

...BEARERMarks' first language is Tlingit; he had to learn English when he first started school.After that his mother, Emma Marks, talked to him in Tlingit, but his father, Willie Marks, spoke to him in English.Even then, "it was still in...
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...of a traditional Tlingit lifestyle - fishing, hunting, basket weaving, carving, food preservation. Her mother, Emma Marks, was originally from Yakutat, and her father, Willie, came from a long line of carvers and fisherman from the Hoonah...
Artist leaves a cultural legacy homesite on Douglas Island. Web link Pictures of Emma Marks' work in the Alaska State Museum's collection can...survived with for thousands of years are now obsolete." Emma Marks, whose Tlingit name was Seigeigéi, was born in Yakutat...
The beauty of language learning and the myth of letting go

...changes that I have been asked to seek.To support students at UAS for language study, you can donate to the "UAS Emma Marks Fund" and put "spendable + scholarships" in the check memo line, or call (907) 796-6566 to put it on a credit...
Thank you

... for helping me celebrate Thank you! Gunalcheesh! You opened your hearts to me so much! Thanks to the cooks, helpers and everybody who came and made my 90th birthday party such a joyous event. Emma Marks Juneau
Drawing on tradition to teach her own tongue

...Johnny grew up on Douglas Island at a family homesite called Marks Trail, closely supervised by her parents, Willie and Emma Marks, and her grandmother, Eliza Marks. ``We were lucky that we grew up traditionally and spoke the language at home...
New writer laureate bridges cultures, disciplines

...traditional Tlingit culture. Her parents, Willie and Emma Marks, had 16 children and raised them in a traditional subsistence lifestyle near Juneau. Emma Marks (Seigheighei) was a highly regarded beader whose work...


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