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Synonyms for Athabaskan

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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There was a perfectly logical explanation for my students' language use; although they spoke Carrier, a Northern Athabaskan language spoken in the central interior region of British Columbia rather than Cree, the classification example applied.
The Permanent Participants are: the Aleut International Association (AIA), the Arctic Athabaskan Council, the Gwich' in Council International, the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), Raipon, and the Saami Council.
I know the officers and men from HMCS Athabaskan were touched by the Service and the welcome given to them by the people of Liverpool.
Paths Through the Utopian Forest: Politics of Community and the Athabaskan Tar Sands.
The Inuit, the previous Dorset peoples, the Arctic Athabaskan and other aboriginal groupings have inhabited the region successfully for millennia--there is absolutely no issue of "use it or lose it.
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.
The Hupa, who settled along the Trinity River at the time of European contact, were, like the Navajo, migrants from the Athabaskan homeland in Alaska and Northwest Canada.
The Iroquois-class destroyer, HMCS Athabaskan, is the first naval ship to go to sea with the MK49 ring-laser gyro navigator (RLGN) INS and Navigation Data Distribution System (NavDDS).
Tuttle examines of the notion of wordhood in Ahtna Athabaskan, where traditional approaches have in some cases blurred grammatical boundaries with phonological ones, and where in some cases it is the assumption that the structural equivalent of an English sentence is represented as a single word in Ahtna.
The interior and western coastal regions of northern Canada and Alaska are the homes of a wide variety of North American Indian, linguistically distinct groups, including the Athabaskan, Eyak, Tlingit, Gwich'in, and Metis.
of the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addiction at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, and his colleagues found that the program significantly reduced chronic suicidal behavior among teens living on a reservation of the Western Athabaskan Tribal Nation (Am.
Fair is an extensive examination of the venerable artistic traditions of twentieth century Alaska Natives, including Tlingit, Aleutian Islanders, Pacific Eskimo, Athabaskan, Yup'ik and Inupiaq artists.