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Dunne-za (Dunneza)

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

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Here are links to our webpages about the Dunne-za tribe and language:

 Dunne-za language
 Beaver First Nation
 Beaver people
 Beaver pronunciation
 Subarctic culture area
 Alberta First Nations
 Languages of Canada

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

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