Fluent speakers pronounce words and sentences for listeners to repeat and learn. The CD include English audio of each phrase, so the CD can be used independently of the phrasebook - while cooking, driving, or exercising. Phrases in the book reveal Alutiiq cultural values, conversational topics, and traditional humor, while also illustrating Alutiiq grammar.
This book and CD contain the most comprehensive collection of recorded Alutiiq phrases available to the public. These resources provide Alutiiq language learners with relevant and useful phrases for everyday life in an enjoyable self-paced format.
Produced by the Alutiiq Museum with support from the Endangered Language Fund, Conoco Phillips Alaska, and the Administration for Native Americans.
Winner of the 2006 - Honoring Alaska's Indigenous Literature Award