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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

qitguyaq

Meaning: bow (for arrow)

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

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Who Speaks Alutiiq? 

Ever wonder about who is involved with the Alutiiq language revitalization efforts? The Alutiiq Museum's online language portal features biographical information on Alutiiq speakers, along with photos and videos. Click here to see the Alutiiq language speaker registry and explore who some of the speakers are. 

Interested in searching the online collections? Click here for a short tutorial to get you started. 

The image at right is of Clyda Christensen, an elder from Karluk and Larsen Bay. Clyda played a critical role in language revitalization efforts, discover some of Clyda's stories and learn about her on via the online portal. 

Image by Janet Kotwas

 

 

 Alutiit Atuutet: Alutiiq Songs of the Kodiak Archipelago    

 We are proud to announce our Alutiiq Songbook! This book features traditional and contemporary Alutiiq songs including sheet music and lyrics for each song. To use the Songbook, either click here or visit our Songs tab. Special thanks to author Peter Squartsoff and Quyanaa to all who contributed to this project. Stay posted for an iBooks edition coming soon!

 

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.