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Peter Kalifornsky would have been 100-years-old on Wednesday. His family is the...Dena'ina Legacy - K'tl'egh'i Sukdu: The Collected Writings of Peter Kalifornsky" as well as a CD with stories and songs. The book includes more...
Refuge notebook: Trapper cabins tell the story of Kenai settlement

...them. Gary Titus, refuge historian, reports that the 1925 Gruska Lake cabin shown in the photo, although used by Peter Kalifornsky for trapping, was actually built and used by George Oskolkoff as late as 1936. Many of the cabins I examined were...
"The Sparrow Song" learning from the past for the present to save the future

...showcase how everything in our environment is connected, "I got my idea from an old native story that was told by Peter Kalifornsky about the song of the sparrow and that the return of the salmon run begins with the Sparrow's song. It interested...
Part 1: Running in cycles

...hurried down to the river with a dipnet, jumped into the water and caught a king salmon, according to ethnographer Peter Kalifornsky. The king, or chinook, salmon are the largest of the salmon species and since the world record for a sport-caught...
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Refuge Notebook: Dena'ina names for birds of the Kenai Peninsula

...tsik'ezdlagh) told the Lime Villagers that the salmon were making their way through the upper Kuskokwim River. Peter Kalifornsky, the last native-speaking Kenaitze, told a similar story of how the tsik'ezdlagh heralded the first salmon...
K-Beach flooding will likely continue

...the area is a natural drainage and heard a story of the Kalifornsky Village being wiped out by flooding in 1929. Peter Kalifornsky, who was a tribal scholar, said a flood washed out the whole place and carved gullies above the beach, Swan said...
Web helping tribe to save language

...and digitized old audio recordings of Native writer Peter Kalifornsky in order to present Dena'ina vocabulary, the 1970s after studying Navajo and worked with Peter Kalifornsky to develop his dictionary. "He began recording...
Jabila?ina Dancers join the Games festivities

...Russians that came to this area in the 1700s. The group was named ?Jabilaina? people of the rainbow by the late Peter Kalifornsky because of the many races of people interested in the Kahtnu?tana culture. ?Most recently, there has been Kahtnu...
Around the District

...Ducks. Coach: Patricia Haywood. Team: Katie Richmond, Conner Fowler, Brady Hanson.Oct. 12, would have been Peter Kalifornsky's 100th birthday. Members of his family and others from the Dena'ina tribe presented an assembly to the school...
Kenaitze education coordinator gives the gift of learning

...Shaginoff-Stuart was beginning work with the tribe -- Peter Kalifornsky, a Dena'ina elder, finished writing "A Dena'ina...K'tl'egh'i Sukdu: The Collected Writings of Peter Kalifornsky." "I began to take classes and learn who Kalifornsky...


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