Nora Marks Dauenhauer

Nora Marks Dauenhauer

United States
Nora Marks Dauenhauer
United States
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Nora Marks Dauenhauer (born May 8, 1927) is an American poet and short-story writer and a scholar of the language and traditions of the Tlingit aboriginal nation in Alaska, of which she is a member. She won an American Book Award for Russians in Tlingit America: The Battles of Sitka, 1802 And 1804.
Nora Marks was born May 8, 1927, the first of six ...
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1.
Grandmother Eliza
My grandmother Eliza
was the family surgeon.
Her scalpel made from a pocketknife
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2.
The Storm
Like people
emerging from a steambath,
bending over,
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3.
Amelia's First Ski Run
Eaglecrest, Juneau, February 24, 1989
Amelia, space-age girl
at top of Sourdough
makes her run with Eagle Grandpa Dick,
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4.
Granddaughters Dancing
Granddaughters dancing,
blossoms
swaying in the wind.
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5.
Museum
Alaska Native youth
flickering
in strobelight:
disco diorama.
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