Fedosia Laktonen A

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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)
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This recording is also listed as ANLCAS077_A, and is accessible at the following link:

https://www.uaf.edu/anla/collections/search/resultDetail.xml?resource=16823&sessionId=&searchId=

Additionally, the ANLA collections include translations of some of the material in the recording, listed as SU961R1962c and accessible here:

https://www.uaf.edu/anla/collections/search/resultDetail.xml?resource=13676&sessionId=&searchId=

The correspondances between the translations and the recordings are as follows:

 

00:00:00-00:03:40

"Lektonen_1"

https://uafanlc.alaska.edu/Online/SU961R1962c/Lektonen_1.pdf

Mrs. Laktonen's childhood; growing up with priests in Afognak and Kodiak (translated by Gladys Chichenoff)

 

00:04:10-00:16:34

"Karluk_Katya"

https://uafanlc.alaska.edu/Online/SU961R1962c/Karluk_Katya.pdf

Lighting fires; baking bread and eating fish; family relations and getting married

 

00:16:35-00:26:15

"Akcinkuq"

https://uafanlc.alaska.edu/Online/SU961R1962c/Akcinkuq.pdf

Story about a woman who turns into a bear and kills her unfaithful husband

 

00:33:22-00:39:58

"Karluk_Moon"

https://uafanlc.alaska.edu/Online/SU961R1962c/Karluk_Moon.pdf

Story about a girl who marries the moon

 

00:40:16-00:48:58

"Karluk_Moon"

https://uafanlc.alaska.edu/Online/SU961R1962c/Karluk_Moon.pdf

Story about women who turn into foxes

 

00:49-00:53

"Karluk_Moon"

https://uafanlc.alaska.edu/Online/SU961R1962c/Karluk_Moon.pdf

Story about Evil Raven's eyes

 

00:53:35-01:02:37

"Karluk_Moon"

https://uafanlc.alaska.edu/Online/SU961R1962c/Karluk_Moon.pdf

Discussion about "suacit"

 

(Note: The identity of one of the female speakers, labeled "Katya E.", is uncertain. Katya E. is credited in many of the story translations, but she is not listed among the contributors for the recording. The voice may be Katy Ellanak. Alternatively, it may be Fedosia Sacadoff, the only female voice other than Fedosia Laktonen listed in the recording metadata.)

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