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Chugach Alutiiq (Chugachmiut, Chugach Sugpiaq)

Chugach is the name of one of the dialects of the Alutiiq language. Chugach, spelled Cuungaaciq in Alutiiq, is actually a placename, referring to several islands in Alutiiq territory. The Chugach Alutiiq dialect is spoken on the Chugach Islands and the neighboring part of the Kenai Peninsula.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Chugach tribe and language:

 Chugach Alutiiq
 Alutiiq people
 Alutiiq words
 Eskimo-Aleut language
 Tribes in Alaska
 Arctic facts

Here are links to more Internet resources about the Chugach Alutiiq:
 Chugachmiut Tribal Consortium
 Chugach Heritage Foundation
 Chugach Native Corporation
 Chugach People

And here are a few good books about the Chugach:
 Looking Both Ways: Heritage & Identity of the Alutiiq People
 Chugach Prehistory
 Making History: Sugpiaq Life

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