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Qagaan Tayagungin was the tribal name of one of the major subdivisions of the Aleut nation.
Originally referring to the Aleut people of the Alaska Peninsula, Shumagin Islands, and far eastern Aleutian Islands,
today this name is used primarily by Shumagin Aleuts. They are speakers of the Eastern Aleut dialect.
Here are links to our webpages about the Aleut tribe and language:
Aleut Native Americans
Alaska Native cultures
Here are links to more Internet resources about the Qagaan Tayagungin:
The Qagan Tayagungin Tribe of Sand Point
How to pronounce Qagaan Tayagungin
And here are a few good books about the Aleuts:
Aleut Identities: Tradition and Modernity
Aleut Tales and Narratives
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