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Kodiak (Kodiaks, Kodiak Alutiiq, Kodiak Island Sugpiaq)

Kodiak is the name of one of the dialects of the Alutiiq language. Kodiak, spelled Koniag in Alutiiq, is actually a placename, referring to a large island in Alutiiq territory. The Kodiak Alutiiq dialect is spoken on Kodiak Island and the neighboring part of the Alaska Peninsula.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Kodiak tribe and language:

 Kodiak Alutiiq
 Alutiiq culture
 Alutiiq Facts for Kids
 Alutiiq words
 Tribes of Alaska
 Arctic people

Here are links to more Internet resources about the Kodiak Alutiiq:
 Kodiak Area Native Association
 Koniag Education Foundation
 Natives of Kodiak
 Koniag Inc
 Kodiak Island

And here are a few good books about the Kodiaks:
 A Conversational Dictionary of Kodiak Alutiiq
 Looking Both Ways: Heritage & Identity of the Alutiiq People
 Making History: Sugpiaq Life on the Alaska Peninsula

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