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  • Mar 22, 2012
  • 09:25 AM

Program seeks to recover Afognak's lost Alutiiq words

The News Tribune / James Brooks
The Native village of Afognak is beginning a long-term project to digitize hundreds of hours of video and audio conversations with Alutiiq elders, converting them into a format accessible to modern researchers. Locked within the recordings may be Alutiiq language words lost to current speakers.

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