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Lower Ahtna: See Ahtna

"Lower Ahtna" is the name of one of the four main dialects of the Ahtna language, an Athabaskan language of Alaska. The name "Lower Ahtna" does not imply anything lesser about the language or the people who speak it, but rather is a geographical term referring to the lower part of the Copper River, where the Ahtna people live.

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

 Lower Ahtna language
 Ahtna Native culture
 Native Alaskan languages
 Subarctic clothing
 Athabaskan names

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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