Languages, Books & Writers

Sealaska Heritage Institute has posted an interactive language learning tools in its online language resources section ... Tlingit Phrase of the Week! ... My House ... Ocean Animals ... Birds... Raven Trickster Larry McNeil Creation Stories Raven Stories

Nora Marks Dauenhauer, a scholar and poet in Juneau, has won a 2005 Community Spirit Award from the First Peoples Fund, a Native American organization that supports the arts.

Blonde Indian An Alaska Native Memoir by Ernestine Hayes (Tlingit) Native American Calling - Book of the month club (Oct.)

Miranda Belarde-Lewis (Tlingit/Zuni) has been selected to recieve this years HAIL award for "Meet Lydia". HAIL is Honoring Alaska's Indigenous Literature. This years theme is recognizing Indigenous people who have developed culturally based curriculum.

Native Word Of The Day - One of KBC's most popular programs, Native Word of the Day is a collection of words and short phrases spoken in a variety of indigenous languages - Yupik (Yukon Delta, AK), Jicarilla Apache (Arizona), Athabascan (Interior Alaska), Navajo (Arizona/New Mexico), Tsimpsean (Southeast Passage, AK),Potawatomi (Upper Midwest), Tlingit (Southeast Alaska), Mitchif (North Dakota),Inupiaq (Alaska's North Coast), Aleut (Aleutian Chain), and SiberianYupik(St. Lawrence Island, AK). Koahnic Broadcast Corporation produces Native Word of the Day in order to demonstrate the richness and variety of Native languages spoken in the US.

NMAI Curator's Talk Paul Chaat Smith ( Video) ... Fear of a Red Planet - Welcome to the semi-official Paul Chaat Smith web site (Comanche author and cultural critic). Serving Comanche patroits and other fine people since 1997.

Alaska Native Center Language

Language & Culture - Sealaska Heritage Institute Language and Culture Department News

Dum Baal dum (We Will Try) - The preservation of the Tsimshian language - Shim-al-gyack

Native American Authors (By the Internet Public Library) - This website provides information on Native North American authors with bibliographies of their published works, biographical information, and links to online resources including interviews, online texts and tribal websites. Currently the website primarily contains information on contemporary Native American authors, although some historical authors are represented. (Tlingit Authors -Diane E Benson, Nora Marks Daunhaur, Frances Lackey Paul).


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