[[Image:Peter the Aleut.jpg|right|frame|St. Peter the Aleut]]
The holy martyr '''Peter the Aleut''' (or '''Cungagnaq''' in his native tongue) was probably a native of Kodiak Island (Alaska). He is said to have received the Christian name of Peter when he was [[baptism|baptized]] into the [[Orthodox Church|Orthodox]] faith by the [[monk]]s of [[Herman of Alaska|St. Herman]]'s—missionaries operating in the north. His feast day is commemorated in the Orthodox Church on [[September 24]] or [[December 12]].