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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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In Athabaskan Language Studies: Essays hi Honor of Robert W.
Tlingit, which is spoken in coastal southeast Alaska and northern British Columbia as well as southwestern Yukon, is only remotely related to Athabaskan languages.
Navajo has some accent marks that do not exist anywhere in the world except other Athabaskan languages," said Reeves, who teaches computer science.
Athabaskan languages layer prefixes and suffixes onto root words in a way the emphasizes directions, distances, and relative positionings--very important for a semi-nomadic culture where people needed to be very clear about where they were and where they needed to go for food and other necessities.