Alaska Native

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Alaska Native a member or descendant of any of the aboriginal peoples of Alaska
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Usage

In literature:

The native islanders called the mainland "Al-ay-ek-sa," which signifies "great country," and the word has been corrupted into "Alaska.
"Oregon, Washington and Alaska; Sights and Scenes for the Tourist." by E. L. Lomax
V. PAUCIFLORUM is a native of cold, moist woods from Labrador to Alaska, and may best be described as a miniature V. Opulus.
"Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs" by A. D. Webster
On the distribution of the native tribes of Alaska and the adjacent territory.
"Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North Of Mexico" by John Wesley Powell
The native variety of the interior of Alaska is now to be used in similar crosses.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
In Alaska, the population is for the most part Catholic, although the natives are animists.
"The Necessity of Atheism" by Dr. D.M. Brooks
No one, white or native, uses an umbrella in interior Alaska.
"Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled" by Hudson Stuck
These were Chukches, natives, very like the Eskimos of Alaska.
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell
In New Zealand and Alaska, when two natives meet each other and desire to express pleasure at the circumstance, they rub their noses together.
"Aztec Land" by Maturin M. Ballou
A word as to the natives of northwestern Alaska.
"The Land of Nome" by Lanier McKee
Pieces of flint used to let blood by native doctors in Alaska in the 1880s.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
No man has ever done as much for the natives of Alaska as he, not even Mr. Duncan.
"Alaska" by Ella Higginson
In other sections of Alaska the natives are largely Indians.
"The Land of Tomorrow" by William B Stephenson, Jr.
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In news:

Alaska Native groups contribute greatly to the Interior's economy.
There are more than 70 Alaska Native organizations, including Doyon, Tanana Chiefs Conference, Fairbanks Native Association and Interior Regional Housing Authority, based out of Interior Alaska's vast landscape.
Stereotyping Alaska Natives remains painfully prevalent.
Alaska Native storyteller Jack Dalton tells the story "Fiery Hand".
The Event that Created the Tanana Chiefs Conference and the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Celebrates 50 Years.
FAIRBANKS — First graders in Chris Villano's classroom at Denali Elementary School excitedly lined up to try on a handsewn Alaska Native parka featuring a thick fur ruff.
New Hampshire documentary filmmaker Marsh Chamberlain teamed up with Alaska Native leader Evon Peter to create a feature-length documentary called We Breathe Again.
Reverend Lars Clausen is riding across the country on a unicycle, trying to raise money for a tribe of Native Americans in Alaska.
A lawyer is asking a judge to consolidate the trials of 22 Alaska Native fishermen charged with illegal fishing during a poor salmon run.
Alaska Native fishermen charged with illegal fishing during a poor salmon run are seeking to consolidate their trials.
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium reports that seven tribes have approved resolutions calling for a ban on all tobacco products in the workplace.
Two Alaska Native corporations — Ahtna, Inc and Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation — announced 2012 shareholder dividends this week.
The Tenth Annual Multicultural Drumming and Dance Festival brought music, food, and crafts to the Alaska Native Heritage Center.
An eroding Native village in western Alaska has hit a snag in plans to relocate after a.
"Native culture is part of the history of Alaska, and a non-code exemption would not change the historic district standards in the rest of the district," he says.
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