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"Sugcestun" is the name the Alutiiq people call their own language (also spelled Sugt'stun and a number of other ways.)
Sug comes from the word for "people," and cestun or t'stun comes from the word for "speak."
Here are links to our webpages about the Sugcestun language and tribe:
Alaska Native American Indians
Here are a few good books about Sugcestun and the Alutiiq:
Making History: Sugpiaq Life on the Alaska Peninsula
Looking Both Ways: Heritage & Identity of the Alutiiq People
A Conversational Dictionary of Kodiak Alutiiq
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