Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...University Press Richard Dauenhauer has been described by many titles: poet, translator, scholar, linguist, anthropologist historian, editor, educator, anthologist. And in Juneau, his home since 1983, also: mentor, colleague, neighbor, friend...
My Turn: In memoriam Richard Dauenhauer, 1942-2014

...the Tlingit people are. Only through stories and traditions like these do we begin to learn who we are, no matter who we are."? Robert Bringhurst is a Canadian poet, typographer, translator, cultural historian and linguist.
Two poems by Richard Dauenhauer, 1942-2014

In honor of the recent passing of highly regarded Alaska poet, scholar, translator, historian and linguist Richard Dauenhauer, here are two poems from his most recent poetry collection, "Benchmarks: New and Selected Poems...
Poet, translator Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72

Southeast Alaska lost a poet, a translator, a scholar, a former poet laureate and a historian on Tuesday. Richard "Dick" Dauenhauer was all of these things and more in his lifetime, which ended after a battle with cancer...
US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...noted dryly."Washtub" was not, however, a washout.It operated from 1951-59, according to Deborah Kidwell, official historian of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, or OSI."While war with the Soviet Union did not come to Alaska, OSI...
Thoughts on Richard Dauenhauer

...the translation into English that sings, the combination was breathtaking. He will be sadly missed.-- Dee Longenbaugh, historian and owner of the Observatory bookstore I would like to submit a poem ("Shaking Hands with Beethoven," shown above) that...
Message in a bottle

...searched the obituary for names, then searched on Facebook for people matching the names.He also emailed a Coast Guard historian, who couldn't help because records for that time were still sealed.A conversation with a representative of the National...
Historian tells the story behind Alaska Day

Alaska Day is one of John Venables busiest days of the year.The area historian and re-enactor, who created the educational program Alaska Living History, receives requests to retell the story behind the...
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Exploring history

...recorded contact, according to multiple sources, including a study on Glacier Bay prepared for the National Park Service by historian Rick Kurtz. Bering, who was Dutch but working for the Russians, scouted the area in 1741, but the 15 crew members dispatched...
Local historian spreads the word about Willoughby

...has strained his eyes in the process of going through "miles of microfilm," but for the career librarian and independent historian, each nugget of information he finds is worth its weight in gold. The subject of Whitman's current research is Richard...


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