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Alaska Native

 

 

Total population ~106,660 (2006)

 

Alaska Languages

American English, Haida, Tsimshian, Eskimo-Aleut languages, Na-Dené languages, others

 

Religion

Shamanism (largely ex), Christianity

 

Alaska Natives are indigenous peoples of the Americas native to the state of Alaska within the United States. They include Inupiat, Yupik, Aleut, and several Native American peoples, including Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, Eyak, and a number of Northern Athabaskan peoples.

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    * 1 History

    * 2 Cultures

    * 3 See also

    * 4 External links

    * 5 References

 

History

 

In 1912 the Alaska Native Brotherhood was founded.

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In 1971 Congress passed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act which settled land and financial claims and provided for the establishment of 13 Alaska Native Regional Corporations to administer those claims. Similar to the status of the Canadian Inuit and First Nations, which are recognized as distinct peoples, Alaska Natives are in some respects treated separately from Native Americans in the United States. An example of this separate treatment is that Alaska Natives are allowed the harvesting of whales and other marine mammals under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972. In addition, Alaska Natives were not given title to land under the Dawes Act but were instead treated under the Alaska Native Allotment Act until it was repealed in 1971. Another characteristic difference is that Alaska Native tribal governments do not have the power to collect taxes for business transacted on tribal land, per the United States Supreme Court decision in Alaska v. Native Village of Venetie Tribal Government because Alaska Natives (except for Tsimshians) do not hold reservations.

 

Cultures

 

Below is a full list of the different Alaska Native cultures.

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Within each culture are many different tribes.

Alaska Native Languages

Alaska Native Languages

 

    * Athabascan

          o Ahtna

          o Deg Hit’an

          o Dena'ina

          o Gwich’in

          o Hän

          o Holikachuk

          o Kolchan

          o Koyukon

          o Lower Tanana

          o Tanacross

          o Upper Tanana

    * Eyak

    * Haida

    * Tlingit

    * Tsimshian

    * Eskimo

          o Inupiat (an Inuit people)

          o Yupik

                + Siberian Yupik

                + Yup'ik

                      # Cup'ik

                + Sugpiaq (Alutiiq)

                      # Chugach

                      # Koniag

    * Aleut (in their own language they refer to themselves as Unangan)

    * Alutiiq


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SILLIES
STEAM BOAT
STEAM BOAT
GIFT SHOP
GIFT SHOP
BUSH PLANE
BUSH PLANE
BUSH PLANE LANDING
BUSH PLANE LANDING
BUSH PLANE
BUSH PLANE
BUSH PLANE
BUSH PLANE
AK PEEPS
AK PEEPS
WOW!!!!
WOW!!!!
SLED DOG TRAINING CAMP
SLED DOG TRAINING CAMP
SLED DOG TRAINING CAMP
SLED DOG TRAINING CAMP
CARRYING A PUPPY
CARRYING A PUPPY
iditarod dogs
iditarod dogs
STILL
STILL
AWWW
AWWW
HOW THE iditarod WORKS
HOW THE iditarod WORKS
WANNA EAT?!?!
WANNA EAT?!?!
COFFEE?!?!?
COFFEE?!?!?
STEAM BOAT
STEAM BOAT
HUGE CABBAGE
HUGE CABBAGE
REINDEER
REINDEER
REINDEER BUM
REINDEER BUM
REINDEER
REINDEER
NATIVE
NATIVE
ME :)
ME :)
ME AGAIN :)
ME AGAIN :)
DRYING SALMON
DRYING SALMON
YUMMY
YUMMY
HAHAHHAHA :P
HAHAHHAHA :P
SALMON, COD, AND HALIBUT
SALMON, COD, AND HALIBUT
HEAVEN
HEAVEN
IDK
IDK
BORED
BORED
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