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Nora Dauenhauer receives Ecotrust Indigenous Leadership Award

Former adjunct faculty of Alaska Native Languages Nora Marks Dauenhauer has been named a 2011 honoree recipient of the Ecotrust Indigenous Leadership Award.

Former adjunct faculty of Alaska Native Languages Nora Marks Dauenhauer has been named a 2011 honoree recipient of the Ecotrust Indigenous Leadership Award. The Ecotrust mission is to inspire fresh thinking that creates economic opportunity, social equity and environmental well-being.   According to an article on the Portland non-profit’s website, she was named one of five finalists for her decades of work as an internationally recognized linguist, responsible for significant fieldwork, transcription, translation, and explication of Tlingit oral literature. Her books, articles, and plays are read and performed both near and far. Her work has earned her numerous awards and an honorary Doctor of Humanities from the University of Alaska Southeast.  For the full article, including examples of Nora’s poetry, please click here: www.ecotrust.org/indigenousleaders/2011/nora_dauenhauer.html.

 
 

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