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Title Bering 1728 and Gvozdev 1732.
Off print. This paper combines historical elements of two still unpublished papers on Alaskan linguistics. The first is entitled "The Scandinavian contribution to Alaskan Linguistics and Ethnology: from Bering to Bergsland." The second paper is "The Earliest Recorded Alaskan Word, "1993 mainly about Govozdev. A delightful paper discussing the discoveries of these two famous explorers. The word Kuxta is the Eskimo name for the land to the east of the Bering Straight or Alaska.
10 pp.
Science Under sail: Russian Exploration in the North Pacific, 1728-1867. Cook  Inlet Historical Society Symposium, Anchorage Alaska, October 13-14, 2000.
Contributors Krauss, Michael E. (author)
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Subject Language(s) Alutiiq (Sugpiaq)
Naukanski Yupik
Siberian Yupik
Yup'ik, Central Alaskan
LingType history
Collection Historiography
Files: G961K2000.pdf

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