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Alutiiq Lesson Workbook

We have prepared audio files for each of the 40 vocabulary groups listed below that accompanies the teacher's workbook. You can request a CD of all 40 lessons or listen online to each in both Northern and Southern Kodiak Alutiiq, repeated in that order. Quyanaasinaq to Kathryn Chichenoff (Northern style), Florence Pestrikoff (Southern style), and Susan Malutin (English) who lent their voices to this project.

Workbook PDF

Spiral bound copies of the book are available at Native Village of Afognak for educators and learners of the Alutiiq language. Contact the Native Village of Afognak at (907) 486-6357 for a copy, to request the aid of an Alutiiq speaker, or to share your ideas for expansion and revision.

 

Vocabulary Lesson Audio Links

Level 1
Level 2

1. Respond Commands

1. What is the Weather Like?

2. Me, Myself and I, Part III

2. Names

3. This is My Family

3. Let's Work Together

4. Our Homes 

4. Who is in Our Family?

5. I Know How To Behave

5. Our Families Work 

6. Preparing Foods 

6. We Always Help Each Other

7. I Will Eat Good Food

7. Elders Are Telling Stories

8. Our Elders

8. Feasting & Games of Skill

9. Where People Work

9. Be Careful

10. What Are You Going to Wear?

10. Our Alutiiq Games 

11. I Have Feelings 

11. Sugpiaq / Alutiiq Foods

12. What is the Weather?

12. Learning About Our Food

13. Sugpiat Holidays 

13. Medicinal Plants 

14. Places Around Us

14. Our Lands' Names III

15. From the Sea

15. Fresh and Salt Water 

16. Easter

16. Beach Foods 

17. Tools For Work 

17. Tools

18. How We Get There

18. Traditional Activities

19. Opposites and Matching

19. Traditional Clothing

20. Respect for Earth

20. Dance and Sing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quyanaasinaq to all those who contributed to this project.  For a complete list of partners and contributors visit our Acknowledgments page.

 

 

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.