ERIC Number: ED395479
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Neets'aii Gwiindaii: Living in the Chandalar Country.
The book is Katherine Peter's own account, in her native Gwich'in Athabaskan language, of life in 1936-47 in Arctic Village, Alaska. An introductory section offers background information on the author's life and the origins of this work. The text that follows is in Gwich'in Athabaskan on the left page, and in English on the right page. It tells of the author's life as a young married woman in the isolated village, living off the land. Photographs and a map are included. Place names and personal names are also indexed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Athapascan Languages, Autobiographies, Daily Living Skills, Personal Narratives, Regional Dialects, Rural Areas, Sociocultural Patterns, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 900111, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0120.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center.
Identifiers: Alaska; Kutchin