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Frank Chingliak

Frank Chingliak is Yup'ik from Akiakchak, Alaska. He has worked as a Yup'ik language translator/interpreter for KYUK News, the Yukon-Kuskoskwim Health Corporation and the Association of Village Council Presidents in Bethel, Alaska, and for the State of Alaska Division of Elections on voting material. Since the early 2000's, he has worked as a Cultural Specialist and Archivist/Translator for the Yupiit School District based in Akiakchak. In this position, he translated during oral history interviews conducted with Yup'ik elders in 2004 for the Akiak and Akiachak Project Jukeboxes developed by the Yupitt School District and the Oral History Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks. He also helped videotape interview sessions, review keyword outlines of the interviews, write biographies of narrators, and provide feedback on the website design.

Frank Chingliak appears in the following new Jukebox projects: