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Alutiiq Text Hints at Historic Literacy

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St. Herman Seminary archivist Daria Safronova and school dean, Father John Dunlop, display some of the recently rediscovered Alutiiq language artifacts found in the school archives. There’s a close up of the book after the jump. Brianna Gibbs/KMXT photo Brianna Gibbs/KMXT Yesterday, KMXT’s Brianna Gibbs told you about the recent rediscovery of a book, handwritten in Alutiiq and containing numerous …

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Handwritten Orthodox Church Volume in Alutiiq Rediscovered

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Daria Safronova, archivist at St. Herman Russian Orthodox Seminary, examines a religious text handwritten in Alutiiq, which dates from the early 1900s. Brianna Gibbs/KMXT photos Brianna Gibbs/KMXT The recent rediscovery of a book, handwritten in Alutiiq and containing numerous gospels of the Bible, could play an important role in the on-going Alutiiq language revival on Kodiak Island. KMXT’s Brianna Gibbs …

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