Richard Dauenhauer

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1942 – 2014

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Who was Richard Dauenhauer?

Richard Dauenhauer was an American poet, linguist, and translator who married into, and subsequently became an expert on, the Tlingit nation of southeastern Alaska. He was married to the Tlingit poet and scholar Nora Marks Dauenhauer. With his wife and Lydia T. Black, he won an American Book Award for Russians in Tlingit America: The Battles of Sitka, 1802 And 1804

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Born
1942
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lived in
  • Alaska
Died
Aug 19, 2014
Juneau

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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