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Qagan Tayagungin

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.

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

 Aleut
 The Aleut tribe
 Aleut history
 Aleut words
 Aleut phonology
 Eskimo-Aleut
 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 Dictionary
 Aleut Tales and Narratives



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