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Unangan
Alternate forms: Aleut, Unangas
Language(s): Unangam | English
Date: 1990-1995
Extent: 9 sound tape reels (13 hr., 55 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Interviews with Fr. Michael D. Lestenkof and Stepanida Lestenkof regarding the Pribilof subdialect of Unangan (Eastern Aleut). Includes texts, grammatical elicitations, and readings (with explanations) from Knut Bergsland's "Qawalangim Tunugan Kaduuĝingin" [Eastern Aleut Grammar and Lexicon] (National Bilingual Materials Development Center: Anchorage, 1978) and Knut Bergsland & Moses Dirks' "Aleut Tales and Narratives" (Alaska Native Language Center: Fairbanks, 1990.) Recordings made in Seattle, Washington on cassette recorder, then dubbed to 7-inch sound tape reels. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Eastern Aleut grammar (Mss.Rec.199)

Unangan
Alternate forms: Aleut, Unangas
Language(s): Unangam | English
Date: 1909-1910, 1930, 1933, 1951
Type:Text
Genre: Grammars | Stories
Extent: 1121 pages
Description: The Unangan and Unangas materials in ACLS collection are located in the "Aleut" section of the finding aid and primarily consist of "Aleut texts," recorded by Jochelson at Attu and Unalaska. These are untranslated, except for three, which have interlinear translation and notes. Also in the collection is "Essay on the grammar of the Aleut language," with Boas's corrections, and "Aleut Folklore" an ethnography of the Unangan by an unidentified author, likely a student of Boas, based on study made of the Aleut texts of Vladimir Jochelson. Comparative folklore and abstracts of Aleut tales are included. In the "Eskimo" section of the finding aid, also see Swadesh's "Unaaliq Eskimo vocabulary file," which contains comparisons with Aleut dialects.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Unangan
Alternate forms: Aleut, Unangas
Language(s): English | Unangam
Date: 1945-1949
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: One item relating to the Unangan language has been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. It consists of correspondence with Jay Ellis Ransom regarding Duwamish, Aleut, and Flathead in Subcollection II, Series I. Correspondence. Ransom is considering Voegelin's request for American Indian linguistic materials for graduate students to work on, and might send his unpublished Aleut materials. The contents of Series II. Research Notes, Subseries I. Eskimo-Aleutian, also in Subcollection II, might also be of interest, though the focus there is more on Inuit.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Unangan
Alternate forms: Aleut, Unangas
Language(s): English
Type:Text
Description: This collection contains the bulk of correspondence between Franz Boas and his professional colleagues, though there are also other Boas collections in the library. The correspondents listed above contain some correspondence related to the culture or language listed in this entry. In the finding aid listings for some of these correspondents, the individual letters pertaining to this culture or language will be identified by a subject heading, though for some correspondents this indexing has not yet been completed. Some letters may contain only brief mentions of work being conducted in relation to the topic. Some additional correspondences in this collection that have not yet been indexed may also contain additional material.
Collection: Franz Boas Papers (Mss.B.B61)

Unangan
Alternate forms: Aleut, Unangas
Language(s): Unangam | English
Date: 1990-1995
Extent: 73 pages
Description: The Unangan materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 2 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Ryan Madden and Alice Taff. The Madden material include oral history transcripts on "Investigations into the Relocation and Internment of Aleuts during World War II." The Taff material report and correspondence (3 p.) on work on morpheme ordering in Aleut conducted in the Pribilof Island corresponding to a related audio collection.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)