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"Sugpiaq" is the endonym of the Alutiiq people call themselves (in other words, the name they call themselves in their own language.) It means "true person." Both Sugpiaq and Alutiiq are commonly used by the people today.

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

 Sugpiaq language
 Alutiiq people
 Sugpiaq words
 Alaska Native culture
 Arctic language

Here are a few good books about the Sugpiaq:
 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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