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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