Reed Interviews

Reed Interviews

Summary: 
This collection includes Alutiiq songs, stories, and Church services.
Description: 

This collection was compiled by Irene Reed in the late 1960s through early 1970s. The recordings include, but are not limited to, Alutiiq songs and stories, Church services, and subsistence information from a variety of sources. Individuals include Ralph Demidoff, Alec Brown, Dora Andre, Nina Zeedar, Clyda Christiansen, Walter Melovidoff, Fedocia Inga, Paula Tanahan, Sarah Chowak, and others. Places talked about include Karluk, Eagle Harbor, Shearwater, Old Harbor, Akhiok, Kaguyak, and Chignik. 

Digital Heritage Items: 
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Alec Brown, Ralph Demidoff, and two women sing Russian Orthodox Church songs and Alutiiq songs. It was recorded in Karluk, Alitak, Akhiok, Kaguyak, and Old Harbor. Quality: poor, staticky. (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Ralph Demidof continues a story about a whaler (continued from AM309_1). (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Dora Andre, a speaker from Chignik, speaks at the B.R. elders' conference. She talks about her family, going dancing, making deer skin drums, making windows out of bear guts, making squirrel coats, and making needles. Quality: fair. (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
This recording contains a Russian Orthodox church service, including a song that may be a divine liturgy and a service. Quality: poor (barely audible).
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
This recording contains a Russian Orthodox church service, including a song that may be a divine liturgy and a service. Quality: poor (barely audible).
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Ralph Demidoff tells a story about an ar'ursulek (whale hunter). Quality: fair. (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Ralph Demidoff tells a story about an ar'ursulek (whale hunter). Quality: fair. (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
This recording features the Three Saints choir rehearsing for a Christmas service, as well as a Reed interview including Alutiiq songs and stories. Speakers include Brown, Andre, and Demidoff. (In English, Russian, and Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
This recording contains an account of Fedosia Laktonen's childhood, as well as stories about an evil raven, a bear woman, a fox woman, and a girl who marries the moon. (ANLA ID: ANLCAS077) (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Continued from Fedosia Laktonen A, this recording includes a story about a magpie, a story about a stickleback, and a conversation with Pete Atenedof. (ANLA ID: ANLCAS077) (In Alutiiq)