Neva Eggsman

 

 

Age: 95

 

Summary: Modoc Indian tribal elder who was instrumental in preserving the Klamath language, who helped develop a Klamath language phrase book and allowed herself to be recorded speaking the ancient tongue.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: June 2, 1908

 

Died: September 14, 2003

 

Location: Klamath Falls, Oregon