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Synonyms for Athabascan

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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This six-hundred-year-old framework of domination helped me to understand the sickening feeling I experienced that day in the Athabascan boreal forest and the legitimated violence against earth and inhabitants of our current global economic, social, and political system.
The book is a biography of the author's Athabascan mother and grandmother.
The Native Heritage Center is a place to become familiar with local lore, the art of totem pole carvings incorporating iconic animals, and ritual practices of Alaskan regional tribes (including Athabascan, Aleut, Haida, Tsimshian, Eyak, Tlingit, Inupiaq, and Yupik).
"The Athabascan Indian Village, the salmon wheel, the stop at Susan Bouchers and the Dave Munson Trail Breeding Kennels.
Among their topics are the conceptualization of body parts and emotion expressions in Beaver Athabascan, whether Nahuatl riddles are endangered conceptualizations, the use of a conceptual metaphor--narrative is climbing a mountain--in the Siroi language of Papua New Guinea, the importance of unveiling conceptual metaphors in a minority language as seen in Basque, and metaphors of the Finnish Roma in Finnish and Romani.
Labeling tar sands as the dirtiest and most carbonintensive source of liquid fuels, environmentalists have galvanized around opposition to the proposed pipeline, which will connect Hardisty, Alberta--the collection point for Athabascan syncrude--to Cushing, Okla., and on to Houston and Port Arthur, Texas.
1 mean, a lot of these soldiers had just come home the previous fall, October to November, and here they are, the same folks, lined up, saying 'Hey, pick me coach, cause I wanna go in on this operation!' And so similarly with the two ships, HMCS Athabascan and the HMCS Halifax that rolled out right away and the can-do attitude coming out of 8-Wing, at Trenton.
As well, Alberta Agriculture can help establish a herd health program to reassure Fort McKay and Athabascan Chipewyan members that health isn't an ongoing concern, as well as provide expertise on more hygienic slaughter techniques.
Several ambiguities exist in the archaeology of this region, including persistence of microblade technology in the Late Holocene alongside more recent tool forms and the emergence of the Athabascan Tradition (Shinkwin, 1979; Dixon, 1985).
Hit'an Athabascan narrative in my course to build students'
This article investigates the question of word definition in a polysynthetic language, Ahtna Athabascan. Syntactic models of polysynthetic languages cannot explain why some syntactic strings constitute sentences and others words, since they represent both in the same component.
"Many tribes were upset by the reorganization as some of us had been in NAGPRA since 1999 and they had gotten to know and trust us," says Fredericks, a member of the Athabascan tribe from Alaska.
If he painted an Athabascan woman with a birch bark baby carrier, he commissioned a carrier.
After a day on Virgil's satellite phone and a short commercial flight later, I landed in the sleepy little Athabascan Indian village of Kaltag.
And, today's coal mining and burning is significantly cleaner and more efficient than just 30 plus years ago, when we first used the term "Energy Crisis." Couple that with the incredible reserves of Athabascan tar sand deposits in Canada and our part of the world looks energy-rich indeed.