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Synonyms for Athapaskan

a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Athapaskan language and living in the subarctic regions of western Canada and central Alaska

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Goulet, "Religious Dualism among Athapaskan Catholics," Canadian Journal of Anthropology, 3 (1982): 1-18.
Moodie, Catchpole and Abel (1992) discuss Athapaskan oral traditions of volcanic explosions and envisage a migration of Dene peoples into the Mackenzie Valley of the Northwest Territories from a location farther west where they would have been adversely impacted by the ash fall.
1998 Developmental Processes in the Pre-contact History of Athapaskan, Algonquian, and Numic Kin Systems.
64-110 Jean-Guy GOULET, "Religious Dualism Among the Athapaskan Catholics >>, Canadian Journal of Anthropology, 3.
64-110 ; Jean-Guy GOULET, "Religious Dualism Among the Athapaskan Catholics >>, Canadian Journal of Anthropology, 3.
Speaking specifically about Native language research, Kari and Spolsky (1978) call for an increase in the number of Native American linguists: "Thus, where once an Athapaskan linguist meant a scholar studying Athapaskan, it will soon also mean an Athapaskan speaker studying linguistics" (p.
Taino" languages are related to the Athapaskan family and are being revitalized by at least two distinct "Taino" nations.
Of these, 35% were Inuit (or Eskimos), 15% were Dene (or Athapaskan Indians), and 50% were predominantly migrants of European origin from other parts of Canada.
Using instances of Athapaskan and Tlingit speakers, Cruikshank emphasizes the varying social and personal interventions the same story or carvings can make over the course of a storyteller's life and beyond.
Many of the early inhabitants of the Americas were the ancestors of Eskimo, Aleut, Athapaskan, and American Indian civilizations that populated the lands of North and South America for many more years than modern settlers.
The "keepers of the language" should be the language family - Algonquin, Athapaskan, Eskimo-Aleut, Haida, Iroquoian, Hutenai, Salishan, Siouan, Tlingit, Wakashan.
As the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples documented, the damage of the residential schools included a poor quality of education; damage to the family structure, which for the Athapaskan people in the Yukon was a matrilineal clan system; the repression of language and culture.
Aboriginal experimentation and innovation may take place at a more measured pace than in Western science: In her observations of the Athapaskan and Tlingit languages in the Yukon and Northwest Territories, anthropologist Julie Cruikshank notes:
The Crooked Stovepipe is an enjoyable book concerned with music and dance forms developed by Upriver Gwich'in-speaking Athapaskan Indians after contact with Europeans.
Problems in the prehistory of the North American Subarctic: The Athapaskan question.