This exquisitely illustrated and extensive map charts the indigenous peoples and languages of Alaska. Compiled by experts at the Alaska Native Language Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the map is a central contribution to the field of Alaska studies. "Indigenous Peoples and Languages of Alaska" offers a unique geographic perspective and reflects the most up-to-date, contemporary research. It will serve as an essential resource for Native and linguistic researchers.
Michael Krauss is professor emeritus of linguistics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Gary Holton is the director of the Alaska Native Language Archive and a member of the advisory board of the Open Language Archives Community. Jim Kerr is a former systems analyst for the Institute of Social and Economic Research. Colin Thor West is assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.