A further chapter deals with beadwork produced by Native peoples of the Canadian Subarctic, including the Northern Athapaskans
, the Cree, and the Metis, the "flower beadwork people" of mixed Native and European heritage who in many respects epitomize the development of floral beadwork in the nineteenth century.
The most fully developed of all Canadian syllabic scripts was created in 1885 by an Oblate missionary, Adrien-Gabriel Morice (1859-1938), for the Athapaskan
language Dakelh, spoken in northern British Columbia.
Trends in the study of Athapaskan
language maintenance and bilingualism.
Of these, 35% were Inuit (or Eskimos), 15% were Dene (or Athapaskan
Indians), and 50% were predominantly migrants of European origin from other parts of Canada.
Using instances of Athapaskan
and Tlingit speakers, Cruikshank emphasizes the varying social and personal interventions the same story or carvings can make over the course of a storyteller's life and beyond.
Many of the early inhabitants of the Americas were the ancestors of Eskimo, Aleut, Athapaskan
, and American Indian civilizations that populated the lands of North and South America for many more years than modern settlers.
The "keepers of the language" should be the language family - Algonquin, Athapaskan
, Eskimo-Aleut, Haida, Iroquoian, Hutenai, Salishan, Siouan, Tlingit, Wakashan.
As the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples documented, the damage of the residential schools included a poor quality of education; damage to the family structure, which for the Athapaskan
people in the Yukon was a matrilineal clan system; the repression of language and culture.
The Crooked Stovepipe is an enjoyable book concerned with music and dance forms developed by Upriver Gwich'in-speaking Athapaskan
Indians after contact with Europeans.
We are our language; an ethnography of language revitalization in a Northern Athapaskan
Despoblado or Athapaskan
heartland: a methodological perspective on ancestral Apache landscape use in the Safford area, in D.
Linguistics: Current Perspectives on a Language Family, E.
In the Athapaskan
language, the word Yukon means "the great river" or "big river.
Goulet, "The Northern Athapaskan
'Berdache' Reconsidered: On Reading More Than There is in the Ethnographic Record," in Jacobs et al, Two-Spirit People, 50-52.
The Navajo, as well as sharing linguistic ties with the Tsuu T'ina people through their mutual Athapaskan
descent, have had their own court system since the 1920s.