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Qagan Tayagungin was the tribal name of one of the major subdivisions of the Aleut nation.
Originally it referred to the Aleut people of the southern Alaska Peninsula, Shumagin Islands, and eastern Aleutian Islands as far as Unimak.
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:
The Aleut tribe
Native tribes of Alaska
Here are links to more Internet resources about the Qagan Tayagungin:
The Qagan Tayagungin Tribe of Sand Point
How to pronounce Qagan Tayagungin
And here are a few good books about the Aleuts:
Aleut Identities: Tradition and Modernity
Aleut Tales and Narratives
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