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Qayak (Qayaks)

Qayak is an alternate spelling of Qayaq, the name of a traditional sealskin hunting boat in several Arctic Native tribes.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Arctic tribes and languages:

 Eskimo-Aleut language family
 Alaska Native culture
 Native Arctic tribes

Here are links to more Internet resources about qayak:
 Kayaks or Qayat
 Qayaks and Canoes
 Wikipedia: Qayak
 Native American kayaks

And here are a few good books about qayaks:
 Qayaq: Kayaks of Alaska & Siberia
 Qayaqs and Canoes: Native Ways of Knowing
 Building the Greenland Kayak
 The Aleutian Kayak: Origins, Construction, and Use of the Traditional Seagoing Baidarka

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