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Alutiiq Culture and History (Sugpiaq, Chugach)

As a complement to our Alutiiq language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Alutiiq tribe and their society.

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Please note that Alutiiqs and other Native Alaskans are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Alutiiq history is interesting and important, but the Alutiiq people are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

Our Alutiiq Websites

Alutiiq Language:
    Information and language learning materials from the Alutiiq language.
Alutiiq Facts for Kids:
    Questions and answers about Alutiiq culture.
Alutiiq Stories:
    Collection of Alutiiq legends and folktales.

Alutiiq Tribal and Community Websites

Chugachmiut Tribal Consortium * Bristol Bay Native Association:
    Regional coalitions of Alaska Native peoples including the Alutiiq.
Chugach Heritage Foundation:
    Alaska state nonprofit organization working to promote Aleut, Yup'ik, and Alutiiq Native culture.
Afognak Native Village:
    Homepage of one of the Alutiiq villages of Alaska.
Chugach Government LLC * Afognak Native Corporation * Alutiiq International Solutions * Chugach Alaska Corporation:
    Homepages of tribal corporations serving the Alutiiq people.
Alutiiq Museum:
    Native-run museum on Kodiak Island dedicated to Alutiiq history and archaeology.

Books for sale on the Alutiiq Tribe
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Looking Both Ways: Heritage & Identity of the Alutiiq People:
    Excellent book on Alutiiq history and culture.
Birth and Rebirth on an Alaskan Island: The Life of an Alutiiq Healer:
    Biography of an Alutiiq woman.
Making History: Alutiiq/Sugpiaq Life on the Alaska Peninsula:
    History of the Alutiiq people.
Native American Indian Book List:
    Evolving list of books about Alutiiqs and Native Americans in general.

Maps of Alutiiq Lands

Indigenous Peoples and Languages of Alaska:
    Map showing the location of the Alutiiq and other Alaska Native tribes.

Alutiiq Lifestyle and Tradition

Looking Both Ways:
    Interactive online museum exhibit about the history, art and culture of the Alutiiq people.
Unangax and Alutiiq:
    Profile of the Aleut and Alutiiq cultures.
Yup'ik and Alutiiq Legends:
    Online collection of Yupik and Alutiiq folklore.
Tattooing and Piercing Among the Alaskan Aleut:
    Article on the tattoo traditions of the Aleut and Alutiiq people, with pictures.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

   Alutiiq People:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Alutiiqs.
   Los Alutiiq:
   Information about the Alutiiq tribe in Spanish.
  Alutiiq Tribe:
  Alutiiq links.

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