Aleut


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Synonyms for Aleut

a member of the people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska

a community of Native Americans who speak an Eskimo-Aleut language and inhabit the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska

the language spoken by the Aleut

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Timber resources include both standing timber and future growth." (49) Gross Section 7(i) resources are defined as: "all revenues (including money, benefits and any other thing of value) received by a Corporation that are attributable to, directly related to, or generated from the exploration, development, production, lease, sale or other exploitation of, or the disposition of any interest in, the Corporation's Section 7(i) Resources." (50) This definition is remarkably similar to, albeit slightly expanded, the Aleut Corp.
Celebrating the new year at the local bar as the only non-natives in town, we were surrounded by the friendly faces of the Aleuts and a dance party broke out with a lively local rock band.
The Aleut Corporation is one of 13 regional Native corporations established under the terms of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA).
Among the particularly alluring masks are Aleut ones carved from driftwood, stored in caves, and brought out for festivals when shaman wear them in spring dances to bring good luck for hunting, happiness, and health.
A Fatal Flaw: The Second Kate Shugak Mystery provides an Aleut P.I.
Summary: Polar bear twins Gregor and Aleut have enjoyed the first rays of spring sunshine on their first public outing at the Nuremberg zoo.
In the late 1930s, Ales Hrdlicka collected human remains from several sites in the Eastern Aleutians with the intent to use craniometric patterning to investigate Aleut origins.
While this rapid mobilization would create many stresses and strains on the long-isolated Native population, including the painful odyssey of the remaining Aleut population as it was relocated outside the war zone to camps in Alaska's southeast, the wartime experience would also help bring the two peoples closer together--most evident in the formation of the Alaska Eskimo Scouts in 1942, the famed "Tundra Army" organized by Major Marvin "Muktuk" Marston, which would become the Alaska Territorial Guard, with thousands of volunteers representing over 100 Aleut, Athabaskan, Inupiaq, Haida, Tlingit, Tsimshian, Yupik, and non-Native communities.
Coverage includes the Limited Entry Permit Plan among the eastern Aleut; attitudes, perceptions, and adaptations of New Zealand commercial fisherman during 20 years of individual transferable quotas; state discourses and policies of marine enclosure and fishing livelihoods in Kodiak, Alaska; the transformation of British Columbia's salmon fisheries; the transformation effects of individual transferable quotas in Iceland; potential community impacts of increasing vertical integration in Alaska's crabbing industry; the community quota program in the Gulf of Alaska; and privatizing Northwest salmon.
The unreadable mind in Kathryn Harrison's The Seal Wife is that of an unnamed Aleut woman who never speaks and about whom little is known except that she is uncommonly attractive, smokes a pipe, skins small animals, sews with skill, and tolerates only the missionary position in intercourse.
You are Black and White, Jewish and Muslim, Asian, Spanish-speaking, Native American and Aleut. You are fat and thin and pretty and plain, gay and straight, educated and unlettered, and I am speaking to you all," she writes.
The apparent decrease in Pacific cod abundance that we noted is intriguing given the lack of any technological, procurement, or other cultural changes (e.g., increased territoriality) that could have influenced the encounter or success rate of the Aleut Pacific cod fishery.
He lived with the Aleut people for over forty years, gaining and imparting much wisdom.
(1) In the years before the rapid development of Soviet whaling only two fleets (Aleut and Second Kuril) were hunting whales.