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Alaska Native
Inuit women 1907
Inuit woman</tr>
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Total population</tr>

~106,660 (2006)[1]

Regions with significant populations</tr> Alaska
Languages</tr>

American English, Haida, Tsimshian, Eskimo-Aleut languages, Na-Dené languages, others</tr>

Religions</tr>

Shamanism, Christianity</tr>


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.

HistoryEdit

In 1912 the Alaska Native Brotherhood was founded.

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.

CulturesEdit

Below is a full list of the different Alaska Native cultures. Within each culture are many different tribes.

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References & BibliographyEdit

  1. Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development. (2006). "Table 1.8 Alaska Native American Population Alone By Age And Male/Female, July 1, 2006." Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Research & Analysis. Retrieved on 2007-05-23.

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