A Man Named Tununak by JOHN ANGAIAK 1975 Nelson Island, Alaska Yupik Village Legend Eskimo


Title: A Man Named Tununak

Author: John Angaiak

Description: Staple-bound in card covers. Covers show faint soiling. Interior is clean and unmarked. 12 pages. 11 x 8.5 inches.

The legend of the naming of the village of Tununak, written and illustrated by John Angaiak. Tununak is located on the northwest coast of Nelson Island in the Bering Sea.

John Angaiak (b. 1941) is a Yup'ik author, painter, and singer-songwriter born in Nightmute, Alaska (about 15 miles from Tununak). After serving in the Vietnam War, he became Involved in the Eskimo Language Workshop at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Adult Literacy Laboratory, Anchorage Community College
Place: Anchorage
Year: 1975

Keywords: Eskimos, Yupik, Yup'ik, Alaska, legends,

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