Sven Haakanson

Award Winner

1967 –

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Who is Sven Haakanson?

Sven Haakanson, Jr. is an American anthropologist who has specialized in documenting and preserving the language and culture of the Alutiit. He is former Executive Director of the Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak, Alaska. He is currently employed by the University of Washington, Seattle, and the Burke Museum. In 2007 he was a MacArthur Fellow award winner.

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Born
1967
Old Harbor
Also known as
  • Sven Haakanson, Jr.
Parents
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Doctorate, Harvard University
    Anthropology
  • Bachelor's degree, University of Alaska Fairbanks
    English Literature
    ( - 1992)

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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