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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

kaugya'aq

Meaning: fox

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

 

Kiagumuuq! 

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.