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Community: 
Language Learning
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Archival
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This recording contains only singing. The first song is "Ungalaq", The East, a traditional Christmas song about the star of Bethlehem. The meaning of the song is derived from a cardinal direction, usually meaning "east" or "northeast". (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
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Nida Chya and Christine Ignatin talk about putting fish up, making tamuuq (smoked salmon), using pink or "humpy" salmon for making smoked fish, and storing fish in the shed or "saRayaaq". (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
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Martha Matfay and Natalie Jack talk about "Englanglanglang" laughing game, lost stories, cooking sea lion, the tidal wave, staying warm with a kerosene lamp, a big boat, boarding schools, and who used to live in the village. (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
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Martha Matfay and Natalie Jack talk about movies, gathering seafood and berries, and Christmas and wedding traditions. Reference notes are from Florence Pestrikoff, Mary Haakanson, and Michael Bach, and are titled Florence and Mary 20150728. (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
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Nida Chya and Christine Ignatin talk about playing games outside, hanging kelp to dry, Lent, sewing sea otter skins, making gutskin raincoats out of seal guts, and sleeping in kayaks. (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
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Master Apprentice
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Childhood in Karluk,arranged marriages,punishment in schools for years speaking Alutiiq
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Master Apprentice
Summary: 
Sophie Katelnikoff recording the Alutiiq word of the week
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Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
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Sophie Katelnikoff Shepherd was born in Karluk in 1927. Her apprentices call her Taquka’aq ("Bear").
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Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Clyda Christiansen lived in Larsen Bay and Karluk. Clyda shared stories and oral histories, which are contained in the Alutiiq Museum collections.
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Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Florence Matfay Christiansen Pestrikoff was born in Akhiok in 1937. Although she says she became involved in the Alutiiq language revitalization movement “accidentally,” she has remained involved for nearly 15 years.
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Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Also known as Agisaq ("Lookout") or Englartaq ("Laugher"), Alisha has studied Alutiiq for over 10 years and has attained advanced fluency.
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Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Speaker Registry
Summary: 
Rhoda Moonin is a fluent Sugt'stun speaker who has worked as language coordinator in an immersion preschool.

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