OLAC Record

Title:More Than Words...
Contributor (author):Spann, Laura Bliss
Creator:Spann, Laura Bliss
Description:Video. Eyak prayer or invocation by Marie Smith Jones in Eyak given at a potlatch ceremony filmed by Laura Bliss Spann in Cordova, 1996. This documentary film 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. 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. Includes EY996S1996a [Eyak Language outtakes from More than Words...] Cordova, AK June 1995. Citation: More Than Words�(1996, 60 minutes)
Subject:Eyak language
Subject (ISO639):eya
Type (DCMI):MovingImage


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Citation: Spann, Laura Bliss. 1996. Alaska Native Language Archive.
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