- First Words
Nunami - On the Land
"Nunami" Pages in the
Kodiak Alutiiq Picture Dictionary
Available in its second edition, the Kodiak Alutiiq Picture Dictionary or Qik'rtarmiut Sugpiat Niugneret book contains two pages on Kodiak Alutiiq landscape terms. Available for individual download are pages about "On the Land," shown at right. The glossary for this book serves as the basis for the Online Alutiiq Dictionary launched through this site, which includes page number references to the Picture Dictionary for each word.
For learners to practice the terms on this page, here is a worksheet to fill in the blanks. This sheet can make a good quiz as well.
Interactive Lands Lesson
The interactive lesson must be viewed on a flash compatible computer, not an iPad, iPhone or iPod.
Click here for the Interactive iPad and iPhone version (may be prone to crashing)
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.