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  Regat Studio - Fine art for life
Folklore of teh tlingit, haida, aleute, athabaskan, and chilikat is the focus of Regat studio artwork.
Alaskan native Totem legend from the chilikat, tlingit, and aleute such as eagle mother legend y totem, raven legends an totems, salmon legends con totems, and creation stories in totem.
Lithography and stone lithography in stylized or traditional Alaskan and northwest themes in stuatues, monuments, totems, or sculpture.
www.regatstudio.com   (699 words)

  Athabaskan Indian Tribe
Athabaskan or Athabascan (also Athapascan or Athapaskan) is the name of a large group of distantly related Native American peoples, also known as the Athabasca Indians or Athapaskes, located in two main Southern and Northern groups in western North America, and of their language family.
The Athabaskan family is the largest family in North America in terms of number of languages and the number of speakers.
The 24 Northern Athabaskan languages are spoken throughout the interior of Alaska and the interior of northwestern Canada in the Yukon and Northwest Territories as well as in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
www.comanchelodge.com /nations/athabaskan-tribe.html   (334 words)

 Canada's Navy: HMCS ATHABASKAN - About the Ship
Late in August, 1943, while senior ship of a group operating in the Bay of Biscay, Athabaskan was damaged by a German aerial glider bomb dropped from one of several aircraft which attacked simultaneously.
Athabaskan returned to port under her own steam although one boiler room and two fuel tanks were flooded.
During the course of the action Athabaskan was torpedoed and sunk.
www.navy.forces.gc.ca /athabaskan/about/ship_about_e.asp?category=9   (175 words)

  Arctic Athabaskan Council - Intro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Arctic Athabaskan Council (AAC) is an international treaty organization established to represent the interests of United States and Canadian Athabaskan member First Nation governments in Arctic Council fora, and to foster a greater understanding of the common heritage of all Athabaskan peoples of Arctic North America.
In Alaska, Athabaskan groups have organized themselves in accordance with federal and State statutes which provide funding for government operations, including the Indian Reorganization Act for tribal governments, Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act for incorporated Villages, and a variety of state- legislated and traditional political entities.
Its principle purpose is foster greater understanding of the common heritage of all Arctic Athabaskan peoples of Canada and the United States and to represent the Athabaskan peoples of Arctic Canada and the United States as a permanent participant in the Arctic Council.
www.arcticathabaskancouncil.com /intro   (700 words)

 Athabaskan languages in the schools - Linguistic Characteristics
Athabaskans often remark on how difficult it is for them to conform to such expectations by referring to their own good qualities in front of other people.
Athabaskans, on the other hand, may be puzzled or annoyed by the lengthy and seemingly pointless closing routine of White leave-taking.
Athabaskan and other Native people in Alaska generally speak dialects of English which are quite different from general American English, the kind of English taught in schools and used in national media.
www.alaskool.org /language/Athabaskan/linguistic.htm   (1724 words)

 Athabaskan Page
The damaged IROQUOIS became the ATHABASKAN and the original ATHABASKAN became the IROQUOIS.
She was involved in two minor collisions, then hit by a glider bomb in the Bay of Biscay in August 1943.
Before arriving back at camp they would help the guards from the carts, button their tunics, smarten them up and generally hand back their rifles, to make sure they would not be replaced by younger, hard-boiled guards.
webhome.idirect.com /~kettles/uncle/athabask.htm   (2278 words)

 Athabaskan - Ethnos - Books about the Athabaskan People
Athabaskan languages are spoken throughout the interior of Alaska and the interior of northwestern Canada.
Rooted in the ancient legends of Alaska's Athabaskan Indians, it tells the stories of two adventurers who decide to leave the safety of their respective tribes.
A young Athabaskan girl and her family make the annual return to their summer fish camp where they prepare for the long winter ahead.
www.almudo.com /ethnos/Athabaskan.htm   (673 words)

He found that pausing was a central issue in the interaction between storytellers and their audiences, so he studied the phenomenon of tempo as a way of learning more about the role of pausing and about the role of rhythm in interaction.
Perhaps these Athabaskan teachers (and the KEEP teacher) were able to adjust to the rhythms of the children because they were more familiar with those rhythms.
Another possible explanation for the difference in the Athabaskan teachers' tuning-in behavior is that perhaps these Athabaskan teachers view their role as teachers in a fundamentally different way than do many other teachers.
www.ankn.uaf.edu /Curriculum/Articles/CarolBarnhardt/tuningin.html   (7887 words)

 What does athapaskan mean? - Blurtit
Athabaskan or Athabascan (also called Athapaskan or Athapascan) is the appellation for a sizeable group of intimately related Native Americans, also called the Athabasca Indians or Athapaskes as well as of their language family.
The Athabaskan family is formidable as the largest kin in North America, both in terms of total number of languages as well as the number of speakers.
Athabaskan is actually an anglicized adaptation of the Cree name for Canada’s Lake Athabasca.
www.blurtit.com /q645935.html   (199 words)

ATHABASKAN carried a Phalanx 20mm CIWS mounted over the Limbo well and shoulder launched Blowpipe and Javelin missiles while serving in the Gulf War.
She was quickly upgraded with a new mine-avoidance sonar, along with a Phalanx 20mm CIWS (mounted over the Limbo mortar well) and shoulder launched Blowpipe and Javelin missiles.
ATHABASKAN leaves Halifax Harbour on her way to the Persian Gulf in 1990.
www.hazegray.org /navhist/canada/postwar/tribal   (590 words)

Athabaskan dialects, on the other hand, are almost exclusively regional or geographical.
For example, many Russian words were borrowed into Eskimo and Athabaskan languages, but we cannot say that Russian is historically related to either Athabaskan or Eskimo because no systematic patterns of similarity exist.
In Alaskan Athabaskan, the Koyukon language is divided into three dialects: Lower (spoken in Kaltag and Nulato), Central (Koyukuk, Huslia, Hughes, Allakaket, Galena, Ruby), and Upper (Rampart, Stevens Village, Manley Hot Springs).
www.alaskool.org /language/Athabaskan/Athabas_Lng.htm   (1830 words)

 Warship returns after leading NATO mission   (Site not responding. Last check: )
HMCS Athabaskan arrived home in Halifax on Monday morning, after a six-month deployment leading a NATO squadron of destroyers and frigates on training exercises.
Athabaskan, under Capt. David Gardam, also carried 300 crew members — including a CH-124 Sea King helicopter detachment — on the deployment in the Atlantic Ocean, including the North Sea, and the Mediterranean.
Athabaskan was one of several Canadian vessels delivering relief supplies.
www.cbc.ca /canada/nova-scotia/story/2006/07/10/athabaskan.html   (1184 words)

 Joyce McDonough
Professor McDonough is working on a long-term project documenting and modeling the phonetic and phonological structure of the Athabaskan language, with special attention to the interaction of phonetic and morphological structure.
Specific current interests are the interrelationship of phonetic structure and morphology, online speech processing (with the Tanenhaus lab), and the confluence of prosody, phonetic structure and syntactic typology in morphologically complex languages.
‘A preliminary methodology for the investigation of speaker’s knowledge of structure in Athabaskan’ BLS 2004.
www.ling.rochester.edu /faculty/mcdonough.html   (317 words)

 History News Network
When Raymond Meloche and fellow survivors of the HMCS Athabaskan learned - about 50 years after the fact - that their destroyer might have been sunk by an ally, not a German gunboat, they were outraged.
The Athabaskan and its sister destroyer HMCS Haida were on night patrol in the English Channel when the Athabaskan suffered a German strike.
An inquiry during the war found that the Athabaskan was destroyed after fire moved from the stern to midships and exploded a magazine or boiler.
hnn.us /readcomment.php?id=5672&bheaders=1   (822 words)

 Archaeology of Interior Alaska
The Athabaskans have been defined as a group of mostly forest dwelling, hunting and gathering Indians, organized into bands, speaking a group of fairly closely related languages.
Anthropologists and linguists generally agree that proto-historic and historic Athabaskans were a separate group in Alaska, distinguishable on cultural and linguistic grounds from neighboring Inupiat, Yupik, Northwest Coast and Pacific Coast cultures.
Other groups of Athabaskan languages exist on the Pacific Coast of Oregon and northern California (where it is spoken by a number of riverine and coastal tribes), and in the Pueblo-Southwest (the Apachean languages which include Navajo, Kiowa, Lipan and various Apache tribes).
www.nps.gov /akso/akarc/interior.htm   (1387 words)

 The Phonology and Morphology of the Tanacross Athabaskan Language   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This dissertation presents a linguistic description of the phonology and morphology of Tanacross Athabaskan, an endangered language spoken by approximately sixty persons in eastern interior Alaska.
Tanacross is typical of the Athabaskan family in its typological characteristics.
Tanacross is unique among the Alaska Athabaskan languages in having high tone as the reflex of Proto-Athabaskan constriction.
www.faculty.uaf.edu /ffgmh1/dissabs.html   (273 words)

 individual book page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With the exception of a concluding paper by the editors on “Sacred and Secular Issues in Navajo Education,” the papers all deal with theoretical issues of syntax and semantics.
The paper that is most likely to catch the attention of non-Athabaskanists is McDonough’s challenge to the traditional position-class template model of the Athabaskan verb.
She makes a persuasive case for a radically different analysis of Athabaskan morphology, one that explicitly attempts to represent the native speaker’s working knowledge.
wings.buffalo.edu /linguistics/ssila/books/indbook/b304.htm   (137 words)

 Cultural Lit. 43: Athabaskan & Navajo Migration   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Students will: Study Athabaskan and Navajo migration patterns from 1200BC to 1491AD, after receiving direct instruction from instructor, reading selected texts and working in group structures, within two class periods.
Review the words ‘Athabaskan, migration’ on the board, on a flipchart or on a projection device and ask the class if they are familiar with these words and their meaning.
Students will postulate their own theory of how and why the Athabaskan's migrated from present-day Alaska/Canada to present-day SW United States.
www.uen.org /Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=11985   (285 words)

 Linguistics of the Athabaskan Languages
UW linguistics professor Sharon Hargus has documented aspects of three languages of the Athabaskan language family which are spoken by native peoples in regions of Alaska and of British Columbia, Canada.
Furthermore, she has created basic literacy manuals for these languages that may be used by native speakers or by those wishing to learn these nearly extinct native tongues.
The Athabaskan family is a large group of native languages; it includes such tongues as Navajo and Hupa, which are spoken in the southwestern U.S. and Pacific coast areas.
www.washington.edu /research/showcase/1985a.html   (539 words)

 Canadian Tribal Association - Athabaskan
The British Admiralty agreed that the UK should build the first ones and they also acted as agents, arranging for the Canadian Government to buy the Tribals by a system of direct instalments while Britain paid cash for the corvettes being built in Canadian yards for the RN.
ATHABASKAN was therefore renamed IROQUOIS and launched as the lead ship while the original IROQUOIS was launched as ATHABASKAN.
After her commissioning on 3rd February 1943 at Newcastle-on-Tyne, she was assigned to the British Home Fleet but ATHABASKAN was plagued with mishaps during her very short service life.
www.jproc.ca /cta/athab1.html   (491 words)

 Journal of American Indian Education-Arizona State University
The problem of a lack of reliable and systematic contrastive descriptions of the LEs spoken by Native Alaskan students may be unique to Alaska; while little has been done in Alaska, a number of useful studies of English language difficulties have been done with other Native American groups (Fletcher, 1983a).
Each year, the writing sample assignment (called the "prompt") is designed by a team consisting of the APEL instructional coordinator, a linguist (Athabaskan specialist) from the University of Alaska Native Language Center, and the researcher who will conduct the detailed analysis of the writing samples.
The materials have been found to be of interest to all Alaskan Native students, not only Athabaskan students, because they are professional looking, attractive, and treat in knowledgeable detail the lifestyle of the students.
jaie.asu.edu /v25/V25S3dev.html   (3716 words)

 Athabaskan Bibliography
This bibliography makes no pretense at completeness, but may be of use to those seeking information on other Athabaskan languages and on the family as a whole.
For Athabaskan languages spoken outside of British Columbia, in some cases web sites devoted to these languages are a good source of bibliographic material.
Athabaskan Language Studies: Essays in Honor of Robert W. Young.
www.ydli.org /biblios/athbib.htm   (1434 words)

 DND/CF : News Release : NATO Flagship HMCS ATHABASKAN Returns to Canada
The crew of approximately 300, including a CH-124 Sea King helicopter detachment participated in major NATO and national exercises alongside other alliance nations in the Atlantic, North and Mediterranean seas to test the effectiveness of current NATO marine procedures and tactics.
Commodore Rouleau took command of SNMG 1 on January 26, 2006, and along with his international maritime staff is responsible for a squadron of destroyers and frigates from alliance nations.
While serving as the flagship for SNMG 1, HMCS Athabaskan came under the operational control of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Command (CEFCOM).
www.dnd.ca /site/Newsroom/view_news_e.asp?id=1977   (372 words)

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