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Poet, translator Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72

...as a distinguished professor to design and implement the school's Alaska Native Languages and Culture program.Lance Twitchell, who heads the program, said "Everything we're doing there is really made possible by Richard and Nora Dauenhauer...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/poet-translator-richard-dauenhauer-dies
Local
JAHC announces Individual Artist Grant award recipients

...cultivate the role of women in media through contributing her own voice by creating her content and working on sets.? Lance Twitchell was awarded $1000 for the Tlingit Language Puppet Show Pilot project, which aims to create a series of free short...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-05/jahc-announces-individual-artist-grant-aw
Art
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...presidency. Congratulations to Richard and good luck! In other election results: University of Alaska Southeast's Lance Twitchell will serve as Tribal Court judge; Brandon Mayer was elected youth representative to the executive council; and William...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-14/thumbs-thumbs-down
Local
Legislature passes bill honoring Native languages

...state's official languages along with English."It amazes me that there would be contention on this issue," said Lance Twitchell, an assistant professor of Native Studies at the University of Alaska Southeast. "It was not that long ago that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/waiting-it-out
State | AK legislature
Central Council votes in new president

...really emotional day for most of the staff and lots of people watching this take place."In other election results: Lance Twitchell will serve as Tribal Court judge; Brandon Mayer was elected youth representative to the executive council; and William...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-13/central-council-votes-new-president
Local
Living and Growing: Opening again the box of wisdom

...because of forced assimilation in the 19th and 20th centuries, only spoken by an estimated 200 people. Xh'unei Lance Twitchell, assistant professor of Alaska Native languages at the University of Alaska Southeast, is one of the leaders among...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-02/living-and-growing-opening-again-bo
Neighbors
A bridge between generations: Cyril George remembered

...they are learning," George said.The video interviews were conducted by UAS professor of Alaska Native Languages Lance Twitchell, along with Hope and others, in a joint effort between UAS and Sealaska Heritage Institute to document elders speaking...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/bridge-between-generations-cyril-george
Local | Art
Panel moves bill honoring Alaska Native languages

...Marie Smith Jones, died in 2008."You can't have multiculturalism in Alaska and a monolithic language," said Lance Twitchell, a teacher of Alaska Native languages at the University of Alaska Southeast.The number of Native Hawaiian speakers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/panel-moves-bill-honoring-alaska-native
State | AK legislature
Woosh.ji.een dancers to kick off weekend of events at UAS

...alaska.edu/arts_sciences/humanities/alaska-languages/alaska-native-studies-conf.html. To read Lance Twitchell's column on the conference, visit http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-03-06/alaska-native-studies-conference-comes-juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-03-13/wooshjieen-dancers-kick-weekend-events-ua
Art
Correction

...University of Alaska Fairbanks' Alaska Native Language Center. The updated figure is 200, according to Xh'unei Lance Twitchell, Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages at the University of Alaska Southeast.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-13/correction
Local

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