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Two poems by Richard Dauenhauer, 1942-2014

...nowour family branch's youngest great-great-grandsons of Jim Nagataak'w,we look for salmonberries, hereat Marks Trail beachhead, where the oldouthouse still commands the finestview of Juneau. We find themby the weathered boat shed...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/two-poems-richard-dauenhauer-1942-2014
Art
Celebration thank you from Sealaska

...Aankaawu Yatx'i, Eagle Raven Dancers, Gaawt'ak.aan Dancers, Gaaxw X'aayi, Gajaa Heen Dancers, Geisan ? Marks Trail, Git Gyilhaawli Dancers, Git Hoan, Haandei i jin, Haws Dang Hl K'Ing Saang, Heinyaa Kwaan, Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-29/celebration-thank-you-sealaska
Neighbors
My Turn: In memoriam Richard Dauenhauer, 1942-2014

...son-in-law of Keet Yaanaayi and Seigeigei, and in due course a resident of the Tlingit-speaking community of Marks Trail on Douglas Island, where his wife's family had been based for five generations.Little by little he became Alaskanized...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-10/memoriam-richard-dauenhauer-1942-2014
Opinion
Dance group schedule today at Celebration

...Dancers, Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall9:45?10:15 a.m.: Ldakat Naax Sati Yatx'i, Centennial Hall; Geisan ? Marks Trail, Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall10:20?10:50 a.m.: Dakhk'a Khwaan, Centennial Hall; Wooshji.een, Elizabeth...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-12/thursday-june-11
Art
Artist leaves a cultural legacy

...and well-versed in the culture," said her son Paul Marks, one of the family members at her side when she died at Marks Trail, the family homesite on Douglas Island. Web link Pictures of Emma Marks' work in the Alaska State Museum's collection...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092006/loc_20060920020.shtml
News
Drawing on tradition to teach her own tongue

...fluent Tlingit speakers in Juneau. Florence, Nora and 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010700/Loc_color.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...fluent Tlingit speakers in Juneau. Florence, Nora and 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010700/Loc_color.shtml
The story of a song

...marriage) taught us the song, and we used it for land claims in the '60s and '70s,'' Nora Dauenhauer said. ``The Marks Trail Geesan Dancers sang it at dances, like the National Congress of American Indians in Anchorage. And we sang it aboard...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011600/Ins_main.html
Inside
A totem for the uncles

...for the 1 p.m. meal. Nine dance groups performed, including the Yun Shu Ka lead by Walter Soboleff Jr., the Marks Trail Geesan Dancers, the Haa eeti Kaa, and the Mt. Juneau Tlingit Dancers led by Rosa Miller with her daughter Fran Houston...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060301/Loc_TotemUncles.html
Local
Celebration 2000

...Haida and Tlingit from Ketchikan. 9:30 a.m. - Marks Trail - Tlingit from Juneau. 10:00 a.m. - Honoring Our...Ya'Tx'l - Tlingit from Angoon. 3:00 p.m. - Marks Trail - Tlingit from Juneau. 3:30 p.m. - Gajaa Heen...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060100/Loc_celebration.html
Local

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