Guide: Part Four

Guide to Various Subjects Mentioned in Ivory and Paper





Page 117: For a description and photographs of ceremonial parkas see Liapunova, “The Aleut,” 1990:138-146.


Page 120: For many recipes using sea lions and seals see Qaqamiiĝux̂: Traditional Foods and Recipes from the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands.


Page 124: Greeting the daylight.

Veniaminov, Notes on the Islands of the Unalashka District, 1984:211. Black/Liapunova, “Aleut: Islanders of the North Pacific,” 1988:54.


Page 128: Peter Rostokovich had said the Unalaska people could turn themselves into eagles.

This information came from Nick Galaktionoff (1925-2012) whose teachers included Andrew Makarin, Alex Ermeloff, and Marva Galaktionoff.


Page 140: …a phrase from Old Man Bill Tcheripanoff.

Vasilii [William] Tcheripanoff (1902-1991) taught Unangax̂ skills at the Akutan and Unalaska schools in addition to giving talks and demonstrations at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He was one of the last practitioners of traditional Unangax̂ dance. For information from him, see Hudson, ed., Unugulux Tunusangin: Oldtime Stories.