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New Books Available! 

Download interactive books from the App Store onto your iPad, iPhone, iPod, or Android device. To find these books search "Alutiiq" or "Native Village of Afognak" wherever you find your apps. Or click here to see the PDF versions. 



Dictionary Flash Card

Featured Alutiiq word is


Meaning: seal

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

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 Registration is Open!

Alutiit'stun Niuwawik Language Nest

Are you interested in registering your little one in the Alutiiq Language Nest? The Alutiit'stun Niuwawik is now accepting student registrations for the fall of 2018. Click here to learn more. 

The Alutiit'stun Niuwawik aims to be a culturally-relevant Kodiak Alutiiq immersion language nest for preschool-aged children with outreach services for all age groups to sustain Alutiiq as a living language.



The birds are singing, the sun has returned along with the salmon, and the land is finally turning from brown to green. Summer is the perfect time to grab a good book and read, especially if it is a book about summer. Click here to find the book Kiagumuuq! under our resources tab. The book was written by Candace Branson, and illustrated by David Tucker. 

Or, search "Alutiiq" or "Native Village of Afognak" wherever you find your apps to download an interactive version on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device. 

www.alutiiqlanguage.org 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.