Native American genealogy
"Unangan" is the endonym of the Aleut tribe-- that is to say, the name they call themselves in their own language.
It means "coastal people."
Here are links to our webpages about the Unangan tribe and language:
Aleuts for Kids
Aleut language words
Here are a few good books about the Unangans:
Aleut Identities: Tradition and Modernity
Aleut Tales and Narratives
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