Athabaskan

  • (noun): 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.
    Synonyms: Athapaskan, Athapascan, Athabascan
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Some articles on athabaskan:

Dene People
... The Dené speak Northern Athabaskan languages ... Dene is the common Athabaskan word for "people" (Sapir 1915, p ... it is used narrowly to refer to the Athabaskan speakers of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut in Canada, especially including the Chipewyan (Denesuline), Tlicho (Dogrib ...
Mescaleros - Culture and Language
... The Mescalero language is a Southern Athabaskan language which is a subfamily of the Athabaskan and Dené–Yeniseian families ... Although Navajo is a related Southern Athabaskan language, its language and culture are considered distinct from those of the Apache ...
Bible Translations Into Apache
... The Athabaskan language family is divided into the Northern Athabaskan, Pacific Coast Athabaskan and Southern Athabaskan groups ... full Bible has been translated into two Athabaskan languages, and the complete New Testament in five more ... There are no Pacific Coast Athabaskan languages with portions of the Bible translated into them ...
Pliny Earle Goddard - Life and Works - The Dispute With Sapir Over Athabaskan Tone
... Goddard continued his Athabaskan linguistic research with trips to the Southwest and to Canada, as well as several return visits to California ... by that of Edward Sapir, who had begun his own research on Athabaskan in 1922 with a field study of Sarsi ... Sapir's interest in Athabaskan was ultimately grounded in his conviction that the "Na-Dene" relationship that connected Athabaskan, Tlingit, and Haida ...

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