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Native Language

Our languages are far greater than just a form of communication– they are a part of who we are! Here are some Alaska Native words and phrases you can use in every day life. 

Piniiqelleq: Living Your Life Using Love

Kenkamken: I Love You

Qanax̂: Winter

Celebrating Alaska Native Language

Ax Saxáni: My Sweetheart

Piniiqegkaput: Those We Love

Hunting Phrases in Hän Athabascan 

Shavila: Rainbow

Amirlirtuq: It Is Cloudy

Satku: Hunter’s Bow

Caggluk: Wormwood

Kaftekrrak: Hail