Marie Smith Jones

About Marie Smith Jones

Birth Day: May 14, 1918
Birth Place: Alaska

Marie Smith Jones

Marie Smith Jones was born on May 14, 1918 in Alaska. Last speaker of the Eyak language, who was a native to South-central Alaska.
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As per our current Database, Marie Smith Jones has been died on Jan 21, 2008 (age 89).

🎂 Marie Smith Jones - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Marie Smith Jones die, Marie Smith Jones was 89 years old.

Popular As Marie Smith Jones
Occupation Activist
Age 89 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born May 14, 1918 (Alaska)
Birthday May 14
Town/City Alaska
Nationality Alaska

🌙 Zodiac

Marie Smith Jones’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Marie Smith Jones was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Last speaker of the Eyak language, who was a native to South-central Alaska.

Before Fame

She was a full-blooded member of the indigenous Alaskan Eyak tribe, who fished in the waters that the Exxon Valdez tanker spilled oil into.


She spoke to the United Nations on the issue of indigenous rights and considered the loss of a language like hers a cultural disaster, the same as if "your baby died," she told one reporter.

Family Life

She was born in Cordoba, Alaska and grew up in Eyak Lake, her people's traditional grounds and where her parents had their homestead.

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Like Candido Rondon, she dedicated herself to preserving a disappearing native culture.

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