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Ikhka Khwan: See Ahtna
"Ikhka Khwan" is an alternate name for the Ahtna, an Athabaskan tribe of Alaska.
This is the name for the tribe in the language of their Tlingit neighbors. In Tlingit, Ikhka Khwan
means "Copper People."
Here are links to our webpages about the Ikhka Khwan tribe and language:
Ahtna cultural center
Alaskan Native languages
Here are a few good books about the Ahtnas:
In the Shadows of Mountains
Ahtna Elders Reflect On History
Our Voices: Native Stories of Alaska and the Yukon
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