Society > Language and Culture



Alaska Native Heritage Center
http://www.alaskanative.net
A nonprofit organization focused on the preservation and diffusion of all aspects of Alaska Native cultures, languages, and traditions.

Alaska Native Heritage Center > Education & Programs > Cultures of Alaska
http://www.alaskanative.net/en/main-nav/education-and-programs/cultures-of-alaska
Cultural and linguistic overviews for Alaska Natives, including the Yup’ik, Inupiaq, and Alutiiq cultures.

Alaskool > Indigenous Peoples and Languages of Alaska
http://www.alaskool.org/language/languagemap
A scrollable map shows the indigenous language regions of Alaska, as well as close regions of Canada and the Russian Federation. Further resources include a North American language map and tabular language data of Alaska Native languages.

Arctic Biodiversity Data Service (ABDS) > Linguistics
http://www.abds.is/explore-indicies-networks/linguistics
Part of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF, the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council, the ABDS is a repository of Arctic biodiversity data. Resources include mapping services, datasets, graphics and publications from circumpolar contributors. The linguistics section allows users to access data, maps, publications, and other resources for linguistics in the Arctic.

Arctic Indigenous Languages
http://www.arcticlanguages.com
Database of publications, materials, and papers from the 2008 Arctic Indigenous Languages Symposium.

Canada's First Peoples > The Inuit
http://firstpeoplesofcanada.com/fp_groups/fp_inuit1.html

Inuit historical and cultural information for the Canadian Arctic. Information is organized into categories such as the environment, social structure and leadership, and transportation and migration. Maps and imagery are also available.

Inuktitut Tusaalanga
http://www.tusaalanga.ca
Run by the Pirurvik Center, Tusaalanga offers free online lessons and specific grammar and vocabulary for five Inuktitut dialects as spoken in Nunavut.

Pirurvik Center
http://www.pirurvik.ca
Nunavut-based language and culture center with Inuktitut as a First Language and Inuktitut as a Second Language, with publications and materials dedicated to each, as well as Inuit cultural programs.

US Census Bureau > American Indian and Alaska Native Resources
http://www.census.gov/aian
American Indian and Alaska Native Resources, including the American Indian and Alaska Native Policy and the Handbook for Consultation with Federally-Recognized Indian Tribes. Additional resources include a tribal leaders directory, links to tribal government websites, and a newsroom.

University of Alaska Fairbanks > Alaska Native Language Center
http://www.uaf.edu/anlc
Research and language learning publications and resources for 20 Alaska Native languages.

University of Alaska Fairbanks > Alaska Native Language Center > Resources
http://www.uaf.edu/anlc/resources
ANLC resources contain articles, population and speaker statistics, language revitalization information, and language- specific resources for Alaska Native languages.

University of Alaska Fairbanks > Alaska Native Language Center > Population and Speaker Statistics
http://www.uaf.edu/anlc/languages/stats/index.xml
Population and speaker statistics for Alaska Native language families.

University of Alaska Fairbanks > Alaska Native Language Center >
Iñupiatun Uqaluit Taniktun Sivunniuġutiŋit (North Slope Iñupiaq to English Dictionary)
http://www.uaf.edu/anla/collections/search/resultDetail.xml?id=IN(N)971M2011
A comprehensive dictionary of North Slope Inupiaq that contains frontmatter, stems, postbases, ending, and enclitics, as well as extensive appendices.