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Degexit'an (Ingalik, Deg Xinag, Deg Xit'an)

Degexit'an is an Athabascan language of Alaska. Degexit'an is a highly endangered language spoken by only a few dozen elders today, but some young people are working to keep their ancestral language alive.

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Degexit'an Language Resources

Deg Xinag Vocabulary:
    List of vocabulary words in the Deg Hit'an language, with comparison to words in other Athabaskan languages.
Deg Xinag Numbers:
    Worksheet showing how to count in Deg Xinag.
Deg Xinag Animal Words:
     Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Deg Xinag language.
Alaska Native Language Center: Deg Xinag:
    Profile of the Deg Hitan Indians and their language.
Alaska Native Language Center: Deg Xinag:
    Profile of the Deg Hitan Indians and their language.
Deg Xinag Learners' Dictionary
     Online glossary of Deg Xinag from the Alaska Native Knowledge Network.
Native America Calling: Athabascan:
    Audio clips of words and phrases in the Deg Hit'an language.
Rescuing a language
     Article on Deg Xinag language revival efforts in Alaska.
House of Languages: Ingalik:
    Information about Ingalik language usage.
Degexit'an Language
     Degexit'an demographic information from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Wikipedia: Deg Xinag:
    Encyclopedia article on the Deg Xinag language.
Ingalik Language Tree:
    Theories about Ingalik's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Deg Xinag Language Structures:
    Deg Xinag linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Deg Xinag/Ingalik Noun Dictionary
     Degexit'an dictionary for sale online.

Degexit'an Culture and History Links

     Article on Ingalik (Deg Hitan) culture and history.
Ingalik Indians
     Brief ethnography on the Deg Hit'an tribe.
Deg Hit'an Legends:
    Collection of Deg Hit'an mythology and traditional stories.
Ingalik Authors * Belle Deacon * Dorothy Savage Joseph:
    Deg Hit'an Indian writers, their lives and work.
Athabaskan Clothes:
    Pictures of Alaskan Athabaskan clothing, jewelry and beadwork.
Four Directions: Ingalik:
    Timeline and links about Ingalik history.

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Tales from the Dena: Indian Stories from the Tanana, Koyukuk, & Yukon Rivers
     An interesting collection of Deg Hit'an and other Alaskan Athabaskan legends.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Wikipedia: Deg Hit'an:
Encyclopedia articles on the Ingaliks.
Lengua Ingalik:
Information on the Deg Xinag language in Spanish.
Learning Ingalik:
Bibliography of Ingalik language learning resources.

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