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Unangam Tunuu (Aleut language) Conversation Corpus

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Language Unangam Tunuu (Aleut language)
Depositor Alice Taff
Affiliation University of Alaska Southeast
Location United States
Collection ID 0027
Grant ID IPF0013
Funding Body ELDP
Collection Status Collection online
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Summary of the collection

This collection consists of audio and video recordings of speakers of Unangam Tunuu (Aleut language), spoken on the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands, Alaska, resulting from fieldwork conducted between November 2003 and March 2006. The principal genre is spontaneous conversation between fluent speakers.


Group represented

Indigenous Unangax̂ (Aleut) people of the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands, USA


Language information

Unangam Tunuu, Aleut, Unangan, Unangas, Unangax^


Special characteristics

This is the sole archived collection of spontaneous conversations among fluent speakers of Unangam Tunuu.


Collection contents

The collection comprises around 250 audio and video files, as well as time-aligned transcriptions and English translations of many of the recordings.


Acknowledgement and citation

Users of any part of the collection should cite the depositor, Alice Taff, as the collector, ELDP as the funder, and the individual speakers, by name, whose words or images are used.

To refer to materials from this collection, please cite the collection in this way:

Taff, Alice. 2010. Unangam Tunuu (Aleut language) Conversation Corpus. Endangered Languages Archive. Handle: Accessed on [insert date here].

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