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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Nicholia "Harry" Balluta

Nicholia Balluta

Nicholia (Harry) Balluta was a Dena'ina Athabascan elder born in 1922 in Nondalton, Alaska. He was the traditional chief of Nondalton for many years, taught bilingual classes at the school, and helped with the Dena'ina dance group. He was always eager to share his knowledge of Dena'ina traditions, values, language, and songs.

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