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A                                                                  storm clouds above, vii
Adak Island, viii, 2 (map), 17, 105                                and World War II, 14–17
Adams, Lauren, 17                                             Aleutian Pribilof 3 (AP3) (fishing craft), 48
adaptation, and survival, 98                                  Aleutian Pribilof 4 (AP4) (fishing craft), 108, 108
Agattu Island, 129                                            Aleutian Pribilof 5 (AP5) (fishing craft), 48
airfields, 15, 17, 32, 44, 47, 50                             Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development
airports, 32, 105                                                      Association (APICDA), 43, 46, 51, 108
air traffic, volcanic eruptions and, 115                      Aleutian red fox, 60
Akun Head, 82                                                 Aleutian World War II Visitor Center, 105
Akun Island, 34                                               Aleut language, 46, 89
Akutan Harbor, 32, 34, 37, 41, 108                                 See also Unangam Tunuu language
Akutan Island, x, 2 (map), 34 (map), 59 (map)                 Aleut Tales and Narratives (Dirks and Bergsland), 6
Akutan Pass, x, 118, 126                                      Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository,
Akutan Village, vii, 21, 34, 34–41                                     Kodiak, 11
Akutan Volcano, x, 34, 118                                    Alyeska Seafood, 104, 111
Akuu&^&gun people, 1, 2                                       Amaknak Bridge site, Analaska Island, 8
Alaska, as U.S. territory, 1                                  Amason, Alvin, 79
Alaska Commercial Company, 34                                 Amchitka Island, 2 (map), 17
Alaska Federation of Natives High School Student              Amelia Island, 2 (map), 42 (map)
          Council, 73                                         American era, 5
Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, 125, 126,           Anangula Island, archaeological site, 50
          127, 129                                            Andreanof Islands group, 2 (map), 42 (map)
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA), 25,              antler carvings, 89
          72                                                  archaeological sites, 8
Alaska Peninsula, vii                                         Arctic Sea (crab boat), 101
Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO), 115, 118                    arctic squirrels, 49
alcohol and alcoholism, 50, 53, 59, 61                        Arctic temperatures, changes in, 101
Aleut, use of word, viii                                      army boots, 17
Aleut artifacts, 73                                           artillery site, Unalaska Island, 13
Aleut Corporation, 25                                         ash cloud, 115
Aleut Dictionary project, 6                                   Asian population, in Unalaska, 21
Aleutian arc subduction zone, 116                             assimilation, as death for culture, 23
Aleutian cackling goose, 129                                  Atka Island, 2 (map), 42 (map)
Aleutian Canada goose project, 47                                  history of, 42
Aleutian foxes, ix, 46                                             landing strip, 44
Aleutian Islands                                                   relocation of Attuans, following release by
     climate of, 132                                                        Japanese, 19
     and control of Pacific Ocean, 14                         Atka Pride Seafoods, 42–43, 47, 107
     dispersed communities of, ix                             Atka Village, vii, 42–48
     environment and life, 22                                      deaths related to evacuation, 18
     environment of, 125                                           destruction and rebuilding of, 19
     first settlers of, 9                                          fleet of fishermen from, 103
     geology of, 115–116                                           new and old villages, 42–43, 45
     groundcover, 132                                              village life in, 21
     native culture and life, 22                              Attu Island, 2, 2 (map), 17, 19
     plant life of, 132–134                                   Audubon Society, xii
     regions of, xv                                           autumn dawn, Iliuliuk Bay, 97
     seasons of, 7

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autumn hues, 135                                              boarding schools for Native children, 18, 59
autumn sunrise, Iliuliuk Bay, 20                              boardwalks, Akutan Island, 34, 35, 40
                                                              Bonanza (fishing vessel), 48, 110
B                                                             bone harpoon tips and fishooks, 9
Baby Islands, x                                               bone needles, 9
bald eagles                                                   Borenin, John, 37
    above Summer Bay, 76                                      Borenin, Zenia, 37
    adult and juvenile, 28, 128–129                           Bourdukofsky, Peter, 63, 65–66
    in fight for silver salmon, 70                            bridge to the other side, 111
    fishing, 29                                               Brunklaus, Annemiek, 66
    on flagpole, 68                                           Buldir Island, 47
    in flight, xiv                                            Bunker Hill, Unalaska Island, 15
    ice-encrusted, in flight, 31                              Bureau of Indian Affairs, 5
    juvenile, 19, 31, 46                                      burial mask, 10
    near Iliuliuk Bay, viii, 23
    pair, 135                                                 C
    pair in flight, 52                                        Campfire people, 58
    in snow, 5                                                camping, 58
Bank, T. P., 10                                               Camp Qungaayu&^&x, 4, 46
Bank, Ted II, 57                                                   beach seining, 88
barabara, 56                                                       as beneficiary of book proceeds, xii
barge, in Dutch Harbor, 68                                         butchering a seal, 6
baskets, 84, 85                                                    goal of, 61
bathhouse, 36                                                      kayak construction at, 91
Baxter, Lucian, 109                                                in Darin Krukoff's essay, 58
beach seining, 88, 88                                              and oral history, 92
bentwood hats and visors, xv, 79–81                                skills, traditions, and values taught at, 77, 90
Bentwood II Symposium, 79                                     Cape Morgan, Akutan Island, 35
Bentwood Symposium II, 81                                     caribou, 129
Bereskin, Carmen, 6                                           carvings, reindeer antler, 89
Bereskin, Diane, 40                                           catcher-processor ships, 111
Bereskin, Tom, 37                                             cattle, 129
Bereskin, Travis, 40                                          Caucasian population, in Unalaska, 21
Bergsland, Knut, 6                                            Chadwick, Jerah, xv
Bering, Vitus, 1, 4                                           Chaluka Mound, 49, 50
Bering Sea                                                    Chaluka Native Corporation, 50, 55
    from artillery site, 13                                   Chaluka village site, 50
    destinations for sport fishermen, 28                      Chelan Banks, 127
Berone, Tony, 105                                             Chester (dog), 58
Bezezekoff, George, 56                                        childhood pastimes, 73
bird beak labrets, 9                                          Chirikov, Aleksei, 4
bird restoration projects, 47                                 Christianson, Sullivan, 107
bird species, 125, 127, 129                                   Christmas Day starring service, 39
    See also individual bird species                          Chuginadak Island, xi, xvi, 1, 114, 115
Bishop's House, Unalaska, 23, 63                              Chuginadak Volcano (Mount Cleveland), xi, xvi, 1,
Black, Lydia, 80                                                       114–115, 116, 122
black oystercatchers, xii                                     churches of Unalaska, 66
black rock bass, 29                                           Clark, Bob, 66
Blessing of the Fleet service, 66                             cliffs of Unalga Island, x
bluebell, 133                                                 Coast Guard bell, 72
blueberries, 133, 134                                         cod, 73

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Cold Bay, Alaska Peninsula, vii                                  cruise ship at, 67
commerce, 4, 9, 34, 97, 99–100                                   Japanese attacks on, 15
commercial craft in Dutch Harbor, 112                            port of, 14, 71, 97, 111
commercial fishing, 43, 97                                       waterfront lights, 20
commercial sport fishing, 28                                  Dutch Harbor Fisherman (newspaper), 106
container ships, 69, 111                                      dwarf dogwood, 134
Cook, James, 98
crab boats, 98–103                                            E
crab pots, 99                                                 eagles near Iliuliuk Bay, 134
crab processing, 35, 104                                      economy
Crater Creek, 121                                                 on Akutan Island, 35–36
Crater Creek waterfalls, ix, 119                                  of Atka, 43
crested auklet, in breeding plumage, 125                          families with children and, 104
cruise ship at Dutch Harbor spit, 67                              foundation of, 97
cultural camp. See Camp Qungaayu&^&x                              modern, vs. traditional values, 103
culture                                                           of Nikolski, 50, 55
    on Akutan Island, 36                                          quest for new income, 105
    changes in, resulting from military occupation, 19            of Unalaska, 60, 100
    Inuit, 9                                                  ecotourism, 51
    and life in Aleutian Islands, x, 1, 22                    education. See schools
    maintenance of traditions, 24, 61                         emperor geese, xii, 123
    tribal system, following WWII, 59                         employment opportunities, 50, 59
    Unangam Tunuu language in, 23                             Ermeloff, Afenogin, 57
                                                              essays, by Unanga&^&x boys, 58
D                                                             evacuation camps, 18
dancing seals carving, 89                                     evacuation of Natives during World War II
Davis, Richard, 11                                                Akutan residents, 35
DeGraffenried, Alice, 58                                          Atkans and, 42
DeGraffenried, Jade, 58                                           effects of, 18–19, 24, 99
DeGraffenried, Jaron, 58                                          Nick Galaktionoff and, 93
DeGraffenried, Matthew, 58                                        as most damaging event in modern era, 1
DeGraffenried, Samuel, 58                                         restitution for, 25
Dehn, Jonathan, 115                                               and Russian Orthodox faith, 61
Delarof Islands, 2 (map)                                          as shared experience, vii
Dickrell, Jeff, 17                                                Sandra Willhite and, 53
Dirks, George, 44                                             Evermann's rock ptarmigan, 129
Dirks, June McGlashan "Aleut Woman," 74
Dirks, Larry, 95                                              F
Dirks, Michael, 96                                            False Pass, Unimak Island, vii
Dirks, Moses L., viii, 6, 58, 95, 95                          Federal Aviation Administration weather facility, 50
Dirks, William Henry, 44                                      ferry system, 67
Dirks, William S., Jr., 44                                    fireweed, 133
drugs, in Unalaska, 61                                        fish. See individual species
Dushkin, Arnold, 50, 51                                       fishermen, 28, 28, 47, 103
Dushkin, Julia, 65                                            fishing, 29
Dushkin, Pauline, 55, 58                                          at Camp Qungaayu&^&x, 90
Dushkin, Val, 55                                                  cod and halibut, 73
Dutch Harbor                                                      commercial, 43, 97
   commercial craft in, 112                                       equipment maintenance, 105
   community of, on Unalaska Bay, 24                              Nick Galaktionoff on, 92
   crab boats, 100, 102                                           halibut, 35

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fishing (continued)                                           H
    hand-line, 89                                             hair seals, 96
    in Unalaska Bay, 75                                       halibut, 29, 73, 110
    at Volcano Bay, 28                                        halibut fishing, 35
foreign species, on Alaska Maritime National                  Hancock, Jeff, 17
        Wildlife Refuge, 129                                  hand-line fishing, 89
Fort Glenn, Umnak Island, 16, 17                              harlequin ducks, 125
foxes                                                         harpoon points from Amaknak Bridge site, 9
    Aleutian, ix, 46, 60                                      heating fuel, on Akutan Island, 37
    introduction of, 42, 97, 129                              Herbert Volcano, 116
    red, 51                                                   herring, 109
    removal of, 47                                            herring boat in Iliuliuk Bay, 106
Fox Islands group, 2 (map), 59 (map)                          hiking trails, Unalaska, 61
fumaroles, xi, 116                                            Holm, Bill, 81
fur seals, 4, 24, 42, 97                                      Holy Ascension of Our Lord Cathedral, Unalaska, 4,
fur trade, 4, 34, 99                                                  23, 64–65
                                                              Hoover, John, 79
G                                                             Hope, Alice, 85
Galaktionoff, Joe, 96                                         Hope, Bob, 16
Galaktionoff, John, 92–93, 96                                 horses on Umnak Island, 51, 129
Galaktionoff, Nick, 93                                        housing, in Unalaska, 59
Galaktionoff, Nicky, 92–93                                    Hrdlick&v&a, Aleš, 10
Galanin, Alex, 86                                             Hudson, Ray, 84
geology of the Aleutians, 115–116                             humpback whale, 24, 130
Giddings, Al, 122                                             Humpy Cove, 27, 91
gill net rig, 93                                              hunger, in Unalaska, 59
glaucous-winged gull, viii                                    hunting, 37, 95–96
Glotov, Steven, 57                                            hunting hat, 80
Golley, Jennie, 85
Golley, Nadesta, 85                                           I
Golodoff, Arnold, 42, 45                                      icons, Russian, 64
Golodoff, Arnold, Jr., 45                                     Icy Lake, Unalaska Island, 62
Golodoff, Ben, 92                                             Iliuliuk Bay
Golodoff, Melissa, 45                                             autumn morning, 23
Golodoff, Suzi, 92, 134                                           birdseye view, 111
Goose (seaplane), 28, 32, 32–33, 41                               Blessing of the Fleet, 66
Gordieff, Moses, xv                                               crab boats, 98
grass weaving, 84                                                 herring boat, 106
Gregory, Dave, 58                                                 old village of Unalaska on, 59
Gregory, O. Patricia Lekanoff, 6, 80                              porpoises feeding, 67
Gronholdt, Andrew, 79, 81                                         schoolyard overlooking, 73
groundfish, 100                                               Iliuliuk Harbor, 111
ground squirrels, 129                                         International Date Line, 42
Grumman, Leroy, 32                                            Inuit cultures, 9
Grumman Goose (seaplane), 28, 32, 32–33, 41                   Isaalux Bridge, 74
gull eggs, gathering, 82–83                                   Islands of Four Mountains, 1, 2 (map), 49, 52, 114,
Gustafson, Ariel, 26                                                  116
Gyrfalcon (tugboat), 66                                       Ivanov, S. V., 81




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J                                                             Makushin Volcano, 117
Japanese invasion, 2, 17, 19, 42                              Margaret Lyn (fishing boat), 105
Jesse Lee Home, 66                                            McGlashan, Carter, 73
Johnson, Dwight, 50, 51                                       McGlashan, Cody, 91
Jordan, Richard, 11                                           McGlashan, George, 35
                                                              McGlashan, Hugh, Sr., 34
K                                                             McGlashan, Kanesia, 73
Kalekta Bay, 92                                               McGlashan, Katherine, 73
Kamchatka lily "stinky flower" "rice root," 133               McGlashan, Keifer, 73
Kanaga Island, 2 (map)                                        Memorial Day ceremony, 72
Kashega Village, and evacuation, 18                           middens, 8
Kasitochi Volcano, 122                                        missionaries, xi, 63, 66
kayak construction, 91                                        Mitchell, Billy, 14
Kerr, Agrafina Dushkin, 56, 78                                Moments Rightly Placed (Hudson), 84
Kerr, Scott, 78                                               Monument House, 57
Killisnoo evacuation camp, 18                                 monument to Natives displaced during World War II,
King, Courtney, 40                                                   18
King Cove, Alaska Peninsula, vii                              Moore, Richard, 115
king crab fisheries, 60, 100, 101                             Mount Ballyhoo, 20, 71, 91, 111
kinnikinnick, 132                                             Mount Carlisle, 1
Kiska Island, 2 (map), 17                                     Mount Cleveland, xi, xvi, 1
Knecht, Rick, 11                                                 See also Chuginadak Volcano (Mount Cleveland)
Korovin, Ivan, 4                                              Mount Gilbert, 82
Korovin Volcano, 43                                           Mount Herbert, xvi, 1
Krenitizin Island group, 34 (map)                             Mount Newhall, 111–112
Krukoff, Darin, 22, 58                                        Mount Recheshnoi, 49, 119
Krukoff, Vinny, 58                                            Mount Vsevidof, 49, 119
Kudrin, Dora, 73                                              mummification, practiced by Unangan, 10
Kvinge, Jorn, 101                                             Museum of the Aleutians, 11, 17, 85
Kyle, Tanya, 56–57                                            Myers, James, 115–116

L                                                             N
labrets, 9                                                    Naahmi&^&gus people, 2
land, subsurface rights to, 25                                Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, 72
landing strips. See airfields                                 Native Heritage Center, Anchorage, 26
Langsdorf, Georg H. von, 79                                   Nazan Bay, Atka Island, 42, 45, 47
Laverdure, Mike, 60                                           Nazan Harbor, Atka Island, 43, 47
Laysan albatross, 127                                         Nazan Inn, Atka Island, 43
LeClair, Max, 95                                              Near Islands, 2 (map)
Lee, Jesse, 66                                                Nelson, Allan, 105
Lekanoff, Nick, 80                                            Nelson Lagoon, Alaska Peninsula, vii
Lestenkof, Vince, 58, 58, 89, 89                              Netzvetov, Iakov, 4
Lewis, Ricky, 96                                              Nevzoroff, Annlillian, 26
Lokanin, Chris, 110                                           Nevzoroff, Kathleen, 89
Lokanin, Margaret, 85                                         Nevzoroff, Louis, 89
lupine, along Summer Bay Road, 21                             Nevzoroff, Louise, 26
                                                              Nevzoroff, Trinity "Little One," 89
M                                                             newcomers, Native perspective on, 25
Makarin, Ann Borenin, 84                                      Newhall, Albert W., 66
Makushin Bay, 58                                              Nicolaysen, Kirsten Parker, 122
Makushin Village, and evacuation, 18                          Nii&^&gis people, 2

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Nikolski Bay, 49                                              population
Nikolski Lake, 32–33                                              of Atka, 42
Nikolski Village, Umnak Island, 49–58                             of Nikolski, 55
    aerial view, 54                                               of Unalaska, 21, 59, 100
    character of, 49                                              of Unanga&^&x people, 1, 9
    from a distance, xiii, 49                                 Pribilof region, xv
    landing strip at, 32, 50                                  Priest Rock, Unalaska Island, 128
    in region of focus, vii                                   Prokopeuff, Larisa, 26, 87
    Rex and Sandra Wilhite in, 53                             Prokopeuff, Millie Nevzoroff, 46
    school, 55, 58                                            Prokopeuff, Olean, 85
    and subsistence values, 103                               puffins, xii
    village life in, 21                                       Pyramid Peak, Unalaska Island, 60, 62
North American plate, Bering portion of, 116
northern (Pacific) fulmars, 125, 127                          Q
Norway rats, 129                                              Qagaan Taya&^&gungin people, 2
Notes on the Islands of the Unalashka District                Qawalangin Tribe, 2, 61, 72, 90
        (Veniaminov), xi                                         See also Camp Qungaayu&^&x
                                                              Qa&^&xus people, 2, 5
O                                                             Qigii&^&gun people, 2
Okmok Caldera, ix
Okmok Volcano, 120–121, 122                                   R
Okmok Volcano Caldera, 119                                    Rat Island, 2 (map), 5, 129
O'Malley, Sharon, 30                                          rats, 129
Oonalashkan man and woman, 3                                  Recheshnoi Volcano, 49, 52
orchids, 133                                                  red fox, 51
Orloff, John, 63                                              red salmon run, 50
ornamental pin, 9                                             reindeer, x, 42, 50
Ounalashka Corporation (OC), 18, 72                           reindeer antler, for carving, 89
                                                              Renken, Aaron, 29
P                                                             Richardson, Jeff, 106
Pacific plate, 116                                            rock (Aleutian) sandpipers, 125
Pacific Ring of Fire, 125                                     rock ptarmigans, ix, 129
Pacific white-sided porpoises, 67                             Rowland, Axel, 109
Palanco, Joe, 32                                              Rowland, Caitlin, 109
Paup, Edward, 66                                              Rowland, Julie, 109
Pearl Harbor bombing, by Japanese, 15                         Rowland, Kimberly, 109
Pelkey, April, 82–83                                          Rowland, Roger, 109
Pelkey, Hugh, 36, 36, 81                                      Rowland, Sharon, 109
PenAir, 32, 34, 41, 43, 55                                    Royal Aleutian, 111
pendant, 9                                                    Russian-American Company, 64, 129
Peterson, Tammy, 29                                           Russian Orthodox Church, 4–5, 39, 49, 61, 63
Petticrew, Ethan, 87                                          Russian Orthodox cross, replica, 5
Petticrew, Nikolai, 86                                        Russian priests, and written Unanga&^&x language,
Petticrew, Tatiana, 26                                                4
Petticrew Ethan, 86                                           Russians
pigeon guillemot, 34                                              on Atka Island, 42
pink salmon, seining for, 88                                      contact with Natives, 1
plant life of Aleutian Islands, 132–134                           and fur trade, 4, 99
Pletnikoff, Sophie, 85                                            in Monument House legend, 57
"Poem From Pyramid Peak" (Wilson), 60                             and steam baths, 36
pollock, 100

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S                                                             Severns, Jim, 28
salmon                                                        Seybert, Orin, 32
    cleaning and drying, 90                                   Shaishnikoff, Garret, 75
    fishing, 58                                               Shaishnikoff, Genee, 25
    pink, seining for, 88                                     Shaishnikoff, Joe, 75
    red, 50                                                   Shaishnikoff, Landen, 25
    silver, 28, 57, 70, 78                                    Shaishnikoff, Trever, 105
    smoking, 55                                               shanghai, 89
salmonberry patch, 25                                         Shangin, Barbara, 84
salmonberry picking, 58                                       Shemya Island U.S. military base, 17
sand dunes, Unalaska Island, 76                               ship repair facility, 69
Sand Point, Alaska Peninsula, vii                             Ship Rock, Umnak Pass, 10
Sandy Beach, Umnak Island, 56, 78                             Siberian spring beauty, 133
Sasignas people, 2                                            silver salmon, 28, 57, 70, 78
Sauaso, Maria, 58                                             skin boats, 22
Sauaso, Taulaga, 58                                           slavery, in Aleutians, 9
Schliebe, Katie, 6                                            Smithsonian Institution, 80
schools                                                       Snigaroff, Danny, 32, 78
    on Akutan Island, 35, 35                                  Snigaroff, Luke, 46, 86
    on Atka Island, 43                                        Snigaroff, Mark, 46–47
    boarding, 18, 59                                          Snigaroff, Simeon, 42
    in Nikolski, 55, 58                                       Snigaroff, Vera, 85
    in Unalaska, 61                                           snow crab fishery, 100
    Unanga&^&x, 5                                             sobriety, 53
schoolyard swings, 73                                         Solov'iev, Ivan, 4
Schroder, "Tubby," 110                                        Sovoroff, Agnes, 85
seafood, role in economy, 100, 105                            Sowle, Agnes, 66
seafood processors, 111                                       spear thrower, 77
seagull egg collecting, 50, 82                                Split Top Mountain, 13, 73, 111
seal hunting, 95, 95–96                                       St. Alexander Nevsky Chapel, 35, 38–39
sea life, of Bering Sea and North Pacific Ocean, x            St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, 42, 54–55, 57
sea lions, 71, 130–131                                        Stamm, Noah, 57
    declining population of, 35, 50                           Standard Oil/Chevron, 59
    hunting of, 37, 96                                        starring service, 39
seals                                                         steam baths, 36
    butchering, at Camp Quangaayu&^&x, 6                      Steller's eider, 124
    carvings of, 89                                           Steller's sea lions, 35, 71, 130–131
    declining population of, 35, 50                               See also sea lions
    fur, 4, 24, 42, 97                                        Stepetin, Haliehana, 26, 86
    hair, 96                                                  Stepetin, Jacob, 108
    hunting, 95–96                                            Stepetin, Jeremiah, 40, 82
sea mammals, 96, 125, 127                                     Stepetin, Robin, 26
sea otters                                                    stern post carving, 91
    census, 75                                                storytelling, 92
    and commerce, 4, 97                                       stratovolcano, 115
    in Iliuliuk Bay, 3                                        students kayaking in Humpy Cove, 91
    pelt, 6                                                   students learning Unanga&^&x dances, 27
    protection of, 99                                         subsistence
    Summer Bay, Unalaska Island, 130                              on Akutan Island, 36
sea urchins, 50                                                   by ancient people, 3
seining, 88                                                       on Atka Island, 43

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subsistence (continued)                                          See also Nikolski Village, Umnak Island
    meaning of, to Unangan, x                                 Unalaska Bay, xii, 24, 29, 71, 75, 117
    means of, destroyed by Russians, 4, 19                    Unalaska Island, 2 (map), 59 (map)
    in Nikolski, 50                                              artillery site, 13
    reestablishment of, following decommissioning                Bunker Hill, 15
            of bases, 24                                         in the distance, 118
    in villages, 21                                              emperor geese at Summer Bay Beach, 123
subsistence foods, x, 46                                         Makushin Volcano, 117
Summer Bay, Unalaska Island, 13, 30                              missionaries on, xi
Summer Bay Beach, Unalaska Island, 61, 76, 123                   Mount Ballyhoo, 20, 68, 71, 91, 111
Summer Bay Road, Unalaska Island, 21, 111                        Priest Rock, 128
summer camp, on Kalekta Bay, 92                                  Pyramid Peak, 60, 62
summer essays, by Unanga&^&x boys, 58                            Russians' onslaught on people of, 4
summer fog, 35                                                   Summer Bay Road, 21, 30, 111
sunrise in autumn, 20                                            from Ulakta Head, Mount Ballyhoo, 14
Svarny, Gertrude "Gert," 79, 85                               Unalaska region, xv
Svarny-Hawthorne, Wendy, 72                                   Unalaska Village, 59–76
Swetzof, Mary, 26                                                aerial view, 71
Swetzof, Sally, 86                                               cemetery, 65
switches, 36                                                     as center of commerce, vii
Syverson, Laresa, 27, 58                                         churches of, 66
                                                                 City Council, 73
T                                                                culture of, 61
Tanaga Island, 2 (map)                                           economy of, 60, 100
Taylor, Heather, 66                                              old village of, 59
Tcheripanoff, Demetri A., 41                                     population of, 21
Tcheripanoff, Demetri "Boy," 40–41, 82                           village life in, 59
Tcheripanoff, John, 39                                        Unalga Island, x
Tcheripanoff, Tom Nic Guy, 35, 41                             Unangam Tunuu language
Thomas, Kyle, 46                                                 in Atka school curriculum, 43
Thompson, Agnes, 79, 85                                          and cultural identity of Natives, viii
Thompson, Thomas James, 46                                       in culture of Unangan, 23
time zones, xi, 42                                               documentation of, by Russian priests, 4
toggling harpoon head, 9                                         importance of, 50
Tom Madsen Airport, Dutch Harbor, 32                             George McGlashan on, 35
tourism, 51, 105                                                 use of, discouraged, 5, 18
trade, 4, 9, 34, 97, 99–100                                      use of, in Atka, 42
travel, to islands, vii, x, xv, 67                            Unangan
Trident Seafoods, 34, 35, 103                                    Americanization of, 18–19
tsunamis, 116                                                    basketry of, 84
Tuck, John, 66                                                   birthplace of civilization of, 1
Tuck, Mary, 66                                                   communities of, vii
Tustumena (ferry), 67                                            culture of, x, 5
Tutiakoff, Vincent "Pulu," 96                                    occupation of Aleutian Islands, 3
twinflower, 132                                                  population of, 9, 21
                                                                 reception of John Cook by, 98
U                                                                relocation of, by Russians, 4
Ugluda&^&x Lodge, Umnak Island, 28, 51, 103                      use of word, viii
Ukraine Russian Orthodox Church, 39                              values of, 77, 90, 96, 103
Ulakta Head, Mount Ballyhoo, 14                                  See also evacuation of Natives during WWII
Umnak Island, vi, 2 (map), 15, 50, 59 (map)

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Wilson / The Aleutian Islands of Alaska
Index by S. Jane Henderson, Indexplorations




Unangas, use of word, viii                                    Weaving Woman (Svarny), 79
Unanga&^&x, use of word, viii                                 Webb, Tim, 16
Unanga&^&x dances and dancers, 26, 86–87                      Webber, John, 3
Unanga&^&x Dance team drummers, 86                            Wetzel, Tarek, 32, 32
Unanga&^&x groups, 2                                          whiskered auklets, 126
Unanga&^&x house, 56                                          Wide Bay Cone of Makushin Volcano, 117
Unanga&^&x language, 4                                        wildflowers, 43, 63, 132
Unanga&^&x schools, 5                                            See also individual species
Unanga&^&x territory, 2                                       wildlife of Aleutian Islands, ix, 125
Unimak Island, vii, 2 (map), 4                                wild rye (Elymus mollis), 84, 132
Unisea, 111                                                   Willhite, Daniel, 58
United Methodist Church, xi, 66                               Willhite, Eric, 58, 87
U.S. government, exploitation of Natives by, 99               Willhite, Rex, 53
U.S. military                                                 Willhite, Sandra Dushkin, 53, 56
     basebuilding by, 17                                      Williams, Jeff, 115
     closure of Naval Base, Adak, 104                         Wilson, Kathy, xi, 66
     decommissioning of bases, 19                             Wilson, Kenneth F., xiv, 60
     destruction of Atka by, 19, 42                           Woman's Home Missionary Society, 66
     and Grumman Goose, 32                                    Woman with Fish and Basket (Svarny), 79
     presence in Aleutians, 99                                women, and cultural traditions, 61
     See also World War II                                    wool-producing business, 103
utility pouches, 96                                           World War II
                                                                 Adak Island in, viii
V                                                                in the Aleutians, 14–17
vacation, in summer essays, 58                                   bunker on Ulakta Head, Mount Ballyhoo, 14
Veniaminov, Ivan                                                 damage to archaeological sites, 8
    arrival in the Aleutians, 4                                  monument to Natives displaced during, 18
    and documentation of Unanga&^&x culture, xi                  See also evacuation of Natives during WWII
    as first priest in Unalaska, 64                           World War II Visitor Center, 105
    on practice of mummification, 10                          Wrangell Institute, 18
    on steam baths, 36                                        Wright, Pariscovia, 85
    on value of bentwood hats, 79, 81
village corporations, 25                                      Y
village life, 21, 59                                          Yakov E. Netsvetov School, Atka, 43
volcanic eruptions, 115–116, 122                              Yatchmeneff, Alexei Meronivich, 75
Volcano Bay, 28
volcanoes, 116, 125                                           Z
    See also specific volcano names                           Zaochney, Jonathan, 86
Voznesenskii, I. G., 91                                       Zaochney, Joshua, 77, 84
Vsevidof Volcano, vi, 49, 52                                  Zaochney, Tatiana, 85
                                                              Zaochney, Timothy, 46
W
Ward Lake evacuation camp, 18
warfare, intertribal, 3, 9
"Washing Floors" (Dirks), 74
weather conditions, discussions of, 7




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