Alaska Native Language Archive
401 Brooks Building
PO Box 757680
907-474-7436 - phone
907-474-6586 - fax
UAF is currently recruiting
a PhD student to work with the Eyak Project,
beginning Fall 2013.
Applications are due January 31, 2013.
For more information see the project website.
More Than Words...
|A film to benefit the Eyak Recovery Project, produced and directed by Laura Bliss Spann. 60 min. Video-cassette. Filmed at a time when Marie Smith Jones was the only remaining native speaker of Eyak. Tells the story of Eyak language documentation and prospects for language survival. |
|Follows 77-year-old Marie Smith, the Last Speaker of Eyak (Na-Dene, Alaska), on an emotional journey back to her childhood home. As chief of the remaining Eyaks, Marie presides over a traditional Potlatch ceremony - the first in 85 years. The film also features Eyak experts Frederica de Laguna and Michael Krauss. |
Spann, Laura Bliss (author)
Link to this page: http://www.uaf.edu/anla/item.xml?id=EY996S1996