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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

augca'aq

Meaning: dart game (traditional)

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. Below is a video from the youngest language nest participant! 

Zody one year old from Hanna Sholl on Vimeo.

The Language Nest is a child-focused Alutiiq Language immersion environment where language is acquired naturally. Children develop kindergarten readiness skills while they problem solve, explore, and play through the language in a supportive mulit-generational setting. 

 

 

 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.