Heartbeat Alaska: Kodiak Hat aired February 11, 2005. The episode begins with a brief history of the Alutiiq people of Kodiak Island, Alaska. This is followed by a look at the traditional regalia worn by Alutiiq women explained by Wanda Price. April Latonken Councellor explains the Alutiiq language programs and initiatives found at the Alutiiq Museum. The episode concludes with Sven Haakanson, Jr. sharing the meaning of the return of a spruce wood hat to the museum and Russian Orthodox Starring.

Table of contents:

+ History of the Alutiiq People of Kodiak

+ Traditional Alutiiq Women's Regalia

+ Alutiiq Language

+ Alutiiq Museum Acquires Traditional Sprucewood Hat

+ Russian Orthodox Starring

Jeanie Greene Heartbeat Alaska Film Collection, Sequoyah National Research Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, JG_0168. All rights reserved.

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