Kodiak Elders Develop New Alutiiq Words for Modern Times

How do you express modern concepts and terms in an endangered Native language spoken fluently by few people? Each month, elders from around Kodiak meet to tackle that question, developing new words in Alutiiq for English words such as “computer” and “Internet,” in order to help the language evolve with the times.

Erik Wander, KMXT – Kodiak

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