Language Resources For Learners
You will find an assortment of resources and lessons within topic categories, as shown in the menu at right. Each topic page is geared for learners or their teachers to quickly find available resources that will build skills as they master each topic area. In addition to the resources posted, learners can access audio resources using a smartphone, iPod or iPad as described:
Smart Phone gFlash App
Learners can now download the gFlash App to a smart phone or iPad to assist them in learning the Kodiak Alutiiq language. The gFlash Pro App (developed as a flashcard study tool) is available for use on the iPhone, iPad, iPod or BlackBerry devices. Once downloaded to your device you can search the gWhiz catalog with the keyword "Alutiiq" to find all available card sets. Each card set includes 15-30 words or phrases with audio recordings of Native speakers. Use the flashcard sets to study or test yourself. More sets are being developed. If you wish to be notified when new sets are available, email Kari Sherod at Native Village of Afognak. You can currently find 12 sets of Kodiak Alutiiq flashcard sets including:
- Numbers - NuumiRat
- Alphabet - Aapit
- Meet & Greet - Cama'i
- Family Terms - Ilat
- Commands - Pisqegkaten Piluten (Respond to Commands)
- Colors - KRaas'kaat
- Opposites - Ayuqutenilngut
- Emotions - Cestun Et'cit? (How are you?)
- Household Terms - Englugmi (In the House)
- Body Parts - Qaik
- Weather - Cestun Lla Et'a? (How is the Weather)
- Placenames - Nunapet At’rit (Our Lands Names)
Follow these instructions to download the app, depending on which device you own:
iPhone, iPad, iPod Users
Visit the App store icon on your screen, search for gFlash Pro ($4.99), download gFlash Pro. Within the gWhiz catalog select “Search” type in “Alutiiq” to access available card sets. You can also download the app by visiting iTunes from your computer and then sync your device to use it.
Visit Blackberry App World, search for gFlash Pro ($4.99) Download gFlashPro, select “Search” type in “Alutiiq” to access available card sets, or click this BlackBerry App World link.
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.