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Qagaan Tayagungin

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.

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 Aleut language
 Aleut Native Americans
 Aleut culture
 Aleut words
 Aleut pronunciation
 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 Dictionary
 Aleut Tales and Narratives

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