James Kari

Department

Alaska Native Language Center

Organization

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Email
james.kari [at] alaska.edu
Phone
907-479-8860

Address

1089 Bruhn Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709
United States

Brief Biography

In the past forty years James Kari has done extensive linguistic work in many Dene languages including Ahtna, Dena'ina, Koyukon, Deg Hit'an, Holikachuk, Lower Tanana, Middle Tanana, Tanacross, Upper Tanana, and Babine-Witsuwit'en. He was on the faculty of UAF from 1973 until his retirement in 1997. He continues to work on numerous Alaska Native language projects. He is the author or editor of over 200 publications,

Science Specialties

linguistics, Dene (Athabaskan) studies, ethnogeography

Current Research

Advances primary data sets in numerous Alaska Dene languages