Pictures of Ninilchik and its Russian speakers

a Ninilchik sign

 

Louie Kvasnikoff, Dec. 25, 2011

 

Joe and Selma Oskolkff Leman

 

Nick Cooper

 

 

 

Linguists Mira Bergelson and Andrej Kibrik of Moscow, and Wayne Leman of Ninilchik



Paul Oskolkoff

Wayne Leman, Paul Oskolkoff; background: Andrej Kibrik, Mira Bergelson

 

Conor Daly, an Irish linguist who studied 

Ninilchik Russian in the 1980s

 

Evgeny Golovko, linguist from St. Petersburg, 

Russia, who studied Ninilchik Russian in 2009

 

Walter Jackinsky

 

Nadia Oskolkoff

 

Fr. Simeon Oskolkoff Jr. 

 

Leo Steik

 

Sophie Prosser and her cousin Nick Leman

 

Fedora Kvasnikoff Oskolkoff Encelewski and Joe Oskolkoff

 

young Sandra Kelly

 

Father Mike Oskolkoff

 

Grassim Oskolkoff

 

 

Larry Oskolkoff Sr.

 

Arnie Oskolkoff

 

Church of the Transfiguration of Our Lord

 
an old village house


Ninilchik has had many musicians, including

young Margaret (Jackie) and Cora Jackinsky.

 

Ninilchik clam diggers, Bill Kvasnikoff, Joe Leman, Isaac Cooper, Alex Oskolkoff

 

Fishing is a way of life in Ninilchik

Nick Leman was one of the fishermen.

 

balik (smoked salmon), a favorite Ninilchik food