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Kodiak Alutiiq Dictionary
We are pleased to share this online dictionary database in its early stages. It is a work in progress, and some spellings may be edited from how they currently appear. We are recording more words with Elders and still linking audio and visual files to some words. As we learn and grow our vocabulary so will this list forever be growing. We appreciate your patience.
Search our on-line dictionary for common words, a specific word you are interested in learning, or review an entire category of words. Click the Alutiiq word to see a flashcard with an image and audio clip.
If searching in Alutiiq for a word that contains a "Russian R", enter this character as alt-r or option-r on your keyboard.
News: Search for "school signage" to see a list of recent additions to the dictionary. You may have spotted these words around Kodiak College or local schools. By searching "school signage" you may click on the words and hear them pronounced by an Alutiiq speaker so you are able to pronounce them correctly next time you see these words.
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.