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Alutiiq Storybook

The Alutiiq Basic Storybook series is a great way to learn everyday words and short sentences.


Guangnek Atkukutaartua - I Can Dress Myself
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Dictionary Flash Card

Featured Alutiiq word is


Meaning: parka, gutskin; raincoat, gut; rain jacket, gutskin

The featured word is made possible through an Alaska Humanities Forum grant and Afognak Native Corporation. 

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We are getting noticed!

Recently on Keep Talking - The Film's Facebook page, got recognized as a resource for learning Alutiiq. Click here to see a link to the Facebook page and read the post about learning Alutiiq in Spain. Alvaro, from Barcelona, has been studying Alutiiq at a distance and says: 


"...We are thrilled by the sounds of the words themselves and we enjoy getting to know their roots and meanings." 

Share your story of language learning on Alutiiq Language Speakers & Learners' Facebook page. Or visit the Facebook page to find out what other learners and speakers are doing. Click here for a link. 



 The story of Kathryn Chichenoff 

Director Sonny Ogle is currently working on a film that shares Kathryn Chichenoff's story about her life in her language, Alutiiq. Click here to learn more about the film, see the trailer, and hear Kathryn Chichenoff begin telling her story. 

To find out other news with, Alutiiq langauge products, new activities or opportunities, visit our "News" tab on the right hand column, or click here. We try our best to  keep updates fresh, so check it out to make sure you know what is going on! 

  is coordinated by Native Village of Afognak with support from the Alaska Humanities Forum, Administration for Native Americans, Native Village of Port Lions, Afognak Native Corporation, Koniag, and the Alutiiq Museum.