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Synonyms for Athapascan

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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Within this vast region are two subregions, the High Plains and the Prairies, which were home to American Indian tribal groups from six language families - Siouan, Caddoan, Algonquian, Athapascan, Uto-Aztecan, and Kiowa-Tanoan - plus the language isolate, Tonkawa.
Sedentism and changing fertility pattern in the northern Athapascan isolate, Journal of Human Evolution 10: 413-25.
Mount McKinley was Denali, or "highone,' to the Athapascan Indians.
Its community includes Athapascans, Tlingits, Eskimos and Aleuts.