Tlingit

  • (noun): The Na-Dene language spoken by the Tlingit people.
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Some articles on tlingit:

Chatham School District - Klukwan School
... pre-kindergarten through 12 in and around the Tlingit villaige of Klukwan, near Haines ... As part of the school's mission is to support efforts to revitalize the Tlingit language, it offers Tlingit language classes ...
Atlin, British Columbia
... The name comes from Áa Tlein, the Tlingit language word for "big body of water" ... The surrounding area has been used by Inland Tlingit people for many years and the community is home to the Taku River Tlingit First Nation ...
Tlingit Cuisine - Marine Mammals - Whales
... all other north Pacific coast peoples, the Tlingit do not hunt whale ... A more practical explanation follows from the tendency of the Tlingit to harvest and eat in moderation despite the surrounding abundance of foodstuffs ... Thus the Tlingit avoided the whale harvest for sociopolitical and socioeconomic reasons ...
Culture Of The Tlingit
... The culture of the Tlingit, an Indigenous people from Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon, is multifaceted and complex, a characteristic of Northwest Coast peoples with access to easily ... In Tlingit culture a heavy emphasis is placed upon family and kinship, and on a rich tradition of oratory ... Art and spirituality are incorporated in nearly all areas of Tlingit culture, with even everyday objects such as spoons and storage boxes decorated and imbued with spiritual power and ...
List Of Bibliographical Materials On The Potlatch - Tlingit
... Frederica (1972) Under Mount Saint Elias The History and Culture of the Yakutat Tlingit ... Emmons, George Thornton (1991) The Tlingit Indians ... Kan, Sergei (1989) Symbolic Immortality The Tlingit Potlatch of the Nineteenth Century ...

More definitions of "Tlingit":

  • (noun): A member of a seafaring group of North American Indians living in southern Alaska.