Paper $27.00 ISBN: 9781555000431 Published August 1991

A Dena'ina Legacy: K'tl'egh'i Sukdu

The Collected Writings of Peter Kalifornsky

Peter Kalifornsky

A Dena'ina Legacy: K'tl'egh'i Sukdu

Peter Kalifornsky

Distributed for Alaska Native Language Center

527 pages | 6 x 9 | © 1991
Paper $27.00 ISBN: 9781555000431 Published August 1991
A Dena'ina Legacy is a fascinating collection of 147 bilingual Dena'ina-English writings by the self-taught writer and scholar, Peter Kalifornsky of Kenai, Alaska.

Illustrations and Maps


Foreword by Dell Hymes


Preface to the 2001 Edition




Writing at the Archaic Periphery


The Dena’ina Alphabet




Chapter 1. Naniltu K’ech’elyuyi Sukdu—Stories of Our Beliefs


Chapter 2. Ninya Sukdu—Animal Stories


Chapter 3. K’eghuch’edniyi Sukdu—Lesson Stories


Chapter 4. Luq-u Suk Dena’ina Egh—About the Old Dena’ina Life


Chapter 5. Dena’ina Qghelahch’—The Way the People Were


Chapter 6. ahtnuht’ana Elnena H’izhi—Place Names of the Kenai People’s Country


Chapter 7. Shi Sukt’a Ch’u Q’udi Nhdalnench’—My Life Story and Recent Events


Chapter 8. Kahtnuht’ana Qenaga Dazdluch’—Kenai People’s Language Patterns



Language Lessons, Songs, and Poems


Peter Kalifornsky: A Biography



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