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Short Lessons

AlutiiqTraditionsCoverWe've turned our visitors' most frequently asked questions about the Alutiiq world into a set of short cultural lessons. You can download individual lessons here for free or purchase the set as a paperback book–Alutiiq Traditions–from the Museum Store. Updated in 2015, this third edition of our popular paperback features new lessons on men's and women's work, the Alutiiq calendar, warfare, and more.

Have a question that is not covered here? Take a trip to the library and liici cali—learn more—with this list of references. You can also email one of our helpful anthropologists.

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Lessons

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 Alutiiq / Sugpiaq Nation  Kayak  Bending Traditions
 Who are the Alutiiq People?   Hunting Hats  Weaving Traditions
 Let's All Study Alutiiq  Petroglyphs  Sewing Traditions
 Kodiak Archaeology  Whaling Traditions  Clothing
 Alutiiq Ancestors  Hunting Traditions  Headdress
 Our Alutiiq Universe  Birds as a Resource  Beads
 Kodiak Alutiiq Values  Birds as Helpers  Talking Rocks
 Stereotypes  River Otter & Sea Otter  Societies
 Refuge Rock  The Great Bear  Marriage Traditions
 Calendar  Reindeer Herders  Two-Spirits
 An Alutiiq Year  Fishing Traditions  Men's Ways
 Kodiak Environment  Let's Make Ground Slate Tools   Women's Way
 Natural Disasters  Ulu  Gaming Traditions
 Kodiak Island Map  Plants in Alutiiq Society  Warfare
 Our Villages  Plants as Food  Drum
 Sod House  Alutiiq Colors  Songs
 Oil Lamp  Graphic Arts  Stories
 Open Skin Boat  Carving Traditions  Masks