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Richard Dauenhauer

Born: 1942

Death: Aug 19, 2014

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Richard Dauenhauer

Date of Birth : 1942
Date of Death : Aug 19, 2014

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


  • Writer
  • Translator
  • Poet


  • Nora Marks Dauenhauer

Awards Won

  • American Book Awards
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