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  • noun Plural form of Athapaskan.

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Examples

  • An aboriginal race of North America, also called Athapaskans and known earlier among earlier ethnologists as Tinne or Tinneh.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • It generally took the form of raids on the villages of the Athapaskans, whose fondness for agriculture—ironically a higher form of civilization than the Comanches ever attained—doomed them.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • A hallmark of the Southern Athapaskans has always been their skill at adapting to their own culture what they took from others.

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • A hallmark of the Southern Athapaskans has always been their skill at adapting to their own culture what they took from others.

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • They are Athapaskans, linked ethnically, linguistically, and physiologically to tribes that still inhabit subarctic Canada and Alaska, peoples such as the Koyukon, the Tanana, the Dogrib, the Yellowknife, and the Chipewyan Indians.

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • Two students analyzing the same data for the divergence between the Apache language and those of Canadian Athapaskans came up with dates three centuries apart.

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • Two students analyzing the same data for the divergence between the Apache language and those of Canadian Athapaskans came up with dates three centuries apart.

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • They are Athapaskans, linked ethnically, linguistically, and physiologically to tribes that still inhabit subarctic Canada and Alaska, peoples such as the Koyukon, the Tanana, the Dogrib, the Yellowknife, and the Chipewyan Indians.

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • At the time of contact in the sixteenth century, the distinctions among various bands of Southern Athapaskans as anthropologists call them may already have been well formed.

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • At the time of contact in the sixteenth century, the distinctions among various bands of Southern Athapaskans as anthropologists call them may already have been well formed.

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

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