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Eskimo Aleut Language Family

The Eskimo-Aleut family consists of a continuum of languages/dialects spoken by close to 150,000 people who live in Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and in an area stretching along the Aleutian Islands into Siberia. It is one of the most geographically spread language families in the world. The name Inuit means ‘men.’ Eskimo is a derogatory word in Algonquian which means ‘eater of raw flesh’. It is ...Full Article

Inuit/Inupiaq

The term Inuit (plural of Inuk ‘man’) refers to a group of indigenous peoples of the circumpolar regions of Alaska, Canada, and Greenland. The term is also used for the continuum of language varieties ...Full Article