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Alutiiq Language Film Screens in Canada

Candace Branson speaks about Alutiiq language. Screen cap from trailer of Keep Talking. (Courtesy of Keep Talking) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The creators of a documentary on Alutiiq language – or sugcestun – revitalization are screening the film across the country and will end up back on the island this winter. “Keep Talking” features the stories of Candace Branson, Marya Halvorsen, Lynda …

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Alutiiq Dancers Take Pride in Old Songs and New

Alutiiq Dancers at Celebration. Kodiak Alutiiq Dancers / Facebook Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Alutiiq Dancers attended an event in Juneau earlier this month called Celebration. It’s a four-day festival centered mostly on Southeast Alaska Native cultures where dance groups demonstrate their craft alongside artists of all kinds. Dance leader Candace Branson and two of her dancers sat down with KMXT’s Kayla …

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