John Smelcer is the author of more than fifty books. Aside from John's many novels and poetry collections, he has published books in Native Studies, history, folklore and mythology, anthropology and archaeology, linguistics, as well as anthologies, plays, screenplays, dictionaries, and children's picture books. His short stories, poems, interviews, articles, and essays--read by millions--appear in hundreds of magazines and journals worldwide.
Click on "bio" to learn more about John Smelcer's life.
Click on "ethnicity" to learn more about Dr. Smelcer's heritage and about the bullies who constantly attack him.
Click on "dictionaries" to download Dr. Smelcer's Ahtna and Alutiiq noun dictionaries, as well as educational posters of both languages, or to watch him teaching Ahtna in episodes of Ahtna 101 on Youtube.