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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

saqullkaaq; saqullkanaq

Meaning: bird

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

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Alutiit'stun Niuwawik songs:



Click here to listen to the playlist


Songs are part of our daily routine at the language nest. Are you interested in hearing the songs, and trying to learn the lyrics yourself? Access the playlist using the link above. 



 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.