Alaskan Texts


Aleut (Unangan) Orthodox Language Texts

Kodiak- Aleut (Alutiiq) Orthodox Language Texts

Tlingit Orthodox Language Texts

Yup'ik Orthodox Language Texts

Audio Resources

Recorded in Anchorage, April 1980 & April 1981, on St. George & St. Paul Islands, April 1980.Anchorage: St. Innocent Cathedral Choir. Clergy: Fr. Nicholas Harris, Fr. Nicholas Kompkoff. Choir Directors: Iliodor Philemonof, Michael Lekanof. Pribilofs: Singers from St. George, St. Paul, Unalaska, Nikolski, Anchorage. Clergy: Bishop Gregory, Fr. Michael Lestenkof, Fr. Ismael Gromoff, Fr. Paul Merculief, Fr. George Pletnikoff. Choir Directors: Andronik Kashevarof, Perfenia Pletnikoff.18 Tracks. 1-9: Great Lent & Pascha in Anchorage. 10-18: Bright Week on the Pribilofs.© 1981 St. Innocent Orthodox Church, Anchorage. Producer Richard Dauenhauer.

Dedicated to the memory of Bishop Alexei (Panteleev), Bishop of Alaska 1934-1944.


This project, digitizing original Alaskan Orthodox materials, was blessed in 2005 by the Bishop of the Archdiocese of Canada (OCA), and by the Bishop of the Diocese of Alaska (OCA). Many thanks to V. Rev. Paul Merculief (memory eternal), V. Rev. Martin Nicolai, V. Rev. Michael Oleksa, and to the staff at the Alaska State Library and Alaska Native Language Center (UAF) for their continual availability for linguistic consultation. Many thanks to the following organizations for their goodwill and moral support: Aleut Story - The Film, Alutiiq Musuem, Alaska Native Knowledge Network, NativeWeb, Native American Language Net,, Mitrophan Chin's Orthodox Resources, Orthodox Christian Information Center and Road to Emmaus - A Journal of Orthodox Faith & Culture.

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