On left, the 1984 edition, and the 2006 edition on the right. It is these editions that contain DeArmond's illustrations. Photo courtesy of Tenenbaum.

Dena'ina Sukdu'a:

Traditional Stories of the Tanaina Athabascans (1976)


Translated and compiled by Joan M. Tenenbaum;
Color woodcut illustrations by Dale DeArmond
Edition of 400 (1976 version)
Edition of 1000 (1984 version)

272 pages

Note: commonly known as the Nondalton Legends series, the stories were originally compiled and translated by Tenenbaum in 1976. It is the 2nd edition version, published by the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Alaska Native Language Center in 1984, that feature DeArmond's woodcut illustrations; she happily gave consent for use in the book. Click  here for more information on this series.

Available from the Valdez Museum Historical Archive

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Available from the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), Alaska Native Language Center.

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1976 edition, which consisted of 4 volumes. Photo courtesy of Tenenbaum.