Shtutdaʼina daʼa sheł qudeł = My forefathers are still walking with me : verbal essays on Qizhjeh and Tsaynen Denaʼina traditions /

Main Author: Balluta, Andrew.
Other Authors: Kari, James M.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Anchorage, Alaska : Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, 2008.
Physical Description: xii, 147 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 22 cm.
Series: Research/resources management report (Anchorage, Alaska) ; NPS/AR/CRR/2008-71.
Item Description: Includes bibliographical references (pages 146-147).
Foreword / by Karen Stickman -- Preface / by James Kari -- Andrew Balluta's roots / by John Branson -- Tributes from friends and colleagues / by Paul Haertel ... [et al.] -- Methods and format for Verbal essays / by James Kari -- Index maps and Dena'ina place names cited in book -- Part 1. Essays on Dena'ina beliefs and values: When I ascend into the high country ; Long ago our elders used to tell us things ; Gabriel Trefon was my uncle ; 'Flat rock that is embedded' (place name) / told by Gabriel Trefon ; Andrew Balluta comments on the sacred rock ; How we counsel one another / told by Gabriel Trefon ; The old lady's grandchild (or The boy who listens) ; Glacier water -- Part 2. Essays on travel and places: When I was small I went around with them ; 'Rock that structure is built against' (place name) ; The ground squirrel house ; Crossing streams ; Embedded sticks (as trail markers in snow) ; People perished at Kijik Lake ; 'The headwaters of evil creek' (place name) and the house where my grandmother was born -- When we got scared at 'fish trap lake' -- Part 3. Essays on environment, resources, and technologies: They would use various rocks ; How they obtained salmon long ago ; Regarding salmon foods ; Well-trained dogs ; They hunt for brown bear at night and bear butchering ; Moose butchering ; The sound of a crackling fire.
Foreword, preface, and accompanying text in English; verbal essays in Denaʼina, with 2nd line word-by-word English translation. and 3rd line translation in regular English phrasing.
Physical Description: xii, 147 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 22 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 146-147).
ISBN: 0974966894