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...State Council on the Arts announced Frank Soos of Fairbanks as the 2014-2016 Alaska State Writer Laureate, replacing Nora Marks Dauenhauer of Juneau.The annual awards are co-presented by the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Alaska Humanities...
A big night in the arts

...addition, a legislative citation will be presented in memory of local scholar and linguist Richard Dauenhauer. His widow, Nora Marks Dauenhauer, will also be recognized as the outgoing state writer laureate.Gov. Bill Walker will officially present the...
A day in the life of: Kinkaduneek Paul Marks

...15th child in a family of 16 children. Many of them are well-known - former Alaska State Writer Laureate and poet Nora Marks Dauenhauer is his sister, and many of his siblings are carvers and artists.He carved his first totem pole, which was...
2015 Governor's Awards include Sealaska Heritage Institute

...Alaska State Writer Laureate, Frank Soos of Fairbanks. This honorary position was most recently held by Juneau writer Nora Marks Dauenhauer, who stepped down last month. Soos' wife, Fairbanks visual artist Margo Klass, has also been honored with an award...
Husband and wife named Alaska State Writer Laureate and Individual Artist for 2015

...S. to do so. A new Writer Laureate is named every two years. The position was most recently held by Juneau writer Nora Marks Dauenhauer, who stepped down last month (Read more here:
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

Alaska State Writer Laureate Nora Marks Dauenhauer sits at the dining room table in her Douglas home, a stack of books and a cup of tea in front of her. Behind her hangs...
My Turn: In memoriam Richard Dauenhauer, 1942-2014

...the love of his life and the woman with whom he would work side by side for the next 40 years. Her name was Keixnei, Nora Marks. And so Dick Dauenhauer found himself the son-in-law of Keet Yaanaayi and Seigeigei, and in due course a resident...
Photo: Recognizing our Writer Laureate

Rep. Cathy Munoz, right, presents Nora Marks Dauenhauer with a legislative citation for being the Alaska Writer Laureate for 2012-2014 at the @360 Studio on Tuesday. Dauenhauer...
Fifth annual North Words Writers Symposium still accepting registrations

...will be joined at the Skagway symposium by a faculty of Alaska and Yukon authors that includes Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Marks Dauenhauer and her husband Richard, Michael Gates, Nick Jans, Marcel Jolley, Heather Lende, Lael Morgan, John Straley...
Poet, translator Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72 the late 1960s. He married into and became an expert on the Tlingit nation of Southeast Alaska. He met his wife, Nora Marks Dauenhauer, at Alaska Methodist University in the mid-1970s. She is celebrated for many of the same contributions...


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