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Dane-zaa (Danezaa)

"Dane-zaa" is an alternate name for the Beaver tribe of northern Canada. It comes from their own name for their tribe, also spelled "Dunne-zaa" or many different ways, and it means "the real people."

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Here are links to our webpages about the Dane-zaa tribe and language:

 Dane-zaa language
 Beaver history
 Beaver facts for kids
 Beaver words
 Athabaskan language family
 Subarctic people
 Alberta languages
 First Nations of Canada

Here are a few good books about the Dane-zaas:
 Where Happiness Dwells: A History of the Dane-zaa First Nations
 When You Sing It Now, Just Like New
 Beaver Texts

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