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The Tahltan Indians are an Athabaskan
tribe of Northern Canada, relatives of the Kaska
tribe and speakers of a Kaska dialect. The Tahltan dialect of Kaska is spoken primarily by elders
today, but some young people are working to keep their ancestral language alive.
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Tahltan Language Tree:
Theories about Tahltan language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Our online resources for the Kaska language, including Tahltan.
Tahltan Indian Band:
Homepage of the Tahltan First Nation in British Columbia.
Tahltan Nation Development Corporation:
Organization managing economic and training opportunities for Tahltan tribal members.
Tahltan Facts for Kids:
Questions and answers about Tahltan culture.
Kaska and Tahltan Legends:
Collection of Kaska-Tahltan Indian legends and folktales.
Mehodihi: Well-Known Traditions of Tahltan People:
Online exhibit on Tahltan culture from the University of British Columbia's Museum of Anthropology.
Tahltan Tribe History:
Article on the Tahltan tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Canadian Encyclopedia: Tahltan Wikipedia: Tahltan People:
Encyclopedia articles on the Tahltan Indians.
Four Directions: Tahltan:
Timeline and links about Tahltan history.
Recording Their Story: James Teit and the Tahltan:
Interesting book about an anthropologist's life among the Tahltan Indians.
The Tahltan Indians:
Classic ethnography of the Tahltan tribe.
A Tahltan Cookbook:
Book of traditional Tahltan food recipes, collected from a First Nations family.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Tahltan links page.
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