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Tahltan Tribe

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 Links

Tahltan Language Tree:
    Theories about Tahltan language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Kaska Language:
    Our online resources for the Kaska language, including Tahltan.

Tahltan Tribal and Community Links

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 Culture and History Links

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.

Books for sale on the Tahltan Indians

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 Nation:
Tahltan links page.



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