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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 Office...to UAS" button and indicate the Emma Marks Memorial in the comments field.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121908/nei_369371958.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121408/nei_367456600.shtml
Artist leaves a cultural legacy

...family 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092006/loc_20060920020.shtml
News
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-22/new-writer-laureate-bridges-cultures-disc
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-09-26/beauty-language-learning-and-myth-letting
Art
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

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091203/nei_thankyou.shtml
Neighbors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010700/Loc_color.html
Local
Neighbors Briefs

...attend. A six- week series of classes begins on Aug. 19. For more information, call Kamala at 364-3581. Emma Marks' 90th Emma Marks will celebrate her 90th birthday at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15 at the ANB Hall. The family asks friends...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081303/nei_briefs.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010700/Loc_color.shtml
Why should anyone learn Native languages and cultures?

...of her gifted family, such as the carvings her father Willie Marks - Keet Yaanaayi, and the beadwork of her mother Emma Marks - Seigheighei, and her many siblings. Nora is an outstanding poet, and a powerful ceremonial orator. She has worked...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-04/why-should-anyone-learn-native-langua
Opinion

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