The name athabascan comes from the large lake in canada called lake athabasca the lake was given its name by the cree indians, who lived east of it in cree, athabasca means grass here and there, and was a descriptive name for the lake the name was extended to refer to those indian groups which lived west of the lake. The athabascan indians of interior alaska and canada faced harsher living conditions and were more often faced with famine than their neighbors on the coast. Athabaskan or athabascan (also dene, athapascan, athapaskan) is a large family of indigenous languages of north america, located in western north america in three groups of contiguous languages: northern, pacific coast and southern (or apachean). The athabascan culture is a matrilineal system in which children belong to the mother's clan, rather than to the father's clan, with the exception of the holikachuk and the deg hit'an clan elders made decisions concerning marriage, leadership, and trading customs.
Athabaskan definition, a family of languages spoken by american indians in most of inland northwest canada and alaska, in coastal oregon and california, and in arizona and the rio grande basin, and including especially navajo, apache, and chipewyan. Athabascan (ăthəbăs´kən), athapascan, or athapaskan (both: –păs´–), group of related native american languages forming a branch of the nadene linguistic family or stock in the preconquest period, athabascan was a large and extensive group of tongues. Athabascan cultures athabascan cultures athabascan indians live in interior alaska and have the largest land base of any other alaska native group. Athabascan indians ways in which the human culture has adapted to the environment the tanaina athabascans specifically fulfilled their needs in many ways according to their natural resources.
Kaska: kaska, an athabaskan-speaking group of first nations (indian) peoples living in the forested mountains between the two great ranges, the coast mountains and the rocky mountains, in northeastern british columbia and southeastern yukon. A name facts message board post on the subject alaskan names eskimo (inuit peoples) and indian inupiat, athabaskan, tlingit, and more. Athabascan indian, sarah, shares information about the cultures of the main indian groups of alaska but mainly her own - the athabascans this takes place in. A family of languages spoken by american indians in most of inland northwest canada and alaska, in coastal oregon and california, and in arizona and the rio grande basin, and including especially navajo, apache, and chipewyan compare family (def 14) a member of any of various american indian peoples speaking athabaskan.
Ahtna language information and introduction to the culture of the ahtna indians. Pitch woman and other stories: the oral traditions of coquelle thompson, upper coquille athabaskan indian (native literatures of the americas and indigenous world literatures). Noun: 1 athabaskan - 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. The alaskan athabascans, alaskan athabaskans, alaskan athapaskans (russian: атабаски аляски or атапаски аляски) are alaska native peoples of the northern athabaskan-speaking ethnolinguistic group.
Fairbanks’ northern alaska clime has a rich tapestry of indigenous cultures—athabascan indians in the interior and inupiaq eskimos in the arctic. Athabascan 1 2001002007- figurine created by: ellen savage culture: athabascan materials: beads, beaver fur, hide and felt, wood description: this is a traditional athabascan doll with a beaded parka that is fringed across the shoulders and hemline. Athapascan definition, a family of languages spoken by american indians in most of inland northwest canada and alaska, in coastal oregon and california, and in arizona and the rio grande basin, and including especially navajo, apache, and chipewyan.
The athabascan stickdance is held for one week every march by the athabascan indians of alaska the athabascan indians take their name from lake athabasca in canada. For many years flowers and leaves formed the bulk of alaskan athabascan beadwork designs early athabascan beadwork consisted primarily of simple geometric patterns, but after the advent of the french in canada, elaborate floral designs popular in 18th and 19th century france were translated into woodland indian beadwork. General discussion human hoxa1 syndromes are rare disorders with complex neurological and systemic symptoms these syndromes are found among a few american indian tribes such as the navajo and apaches, who are related to athabaskan indians of northern canada. Ancient navajo and native americans are chiefly athabascans facebook pages are called native indian and it naturally makes ppl who are not .