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Tlin·git

 (tlĭng′gĭt, -kĭt, klĭng′kĭt)
n. pl. Tlingit or Tlin·gits
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting the coastal and island areas of southeast Alaska.
2. The language of the Tlingit.

Tlingit

(ˈtlɪŋɡɪt)
npl -gits or -git
1. (Peoples) a member of a seafaring group of North American Indian peoples inhabiting S Alaska and N British Columbia
2. (Languages) the language of these peoples, belonging to the Na-Dene phylum

Tlin•git

(ˈtlɪŋ gɪt)

n., pl. -gits, (esp. collectively) -git.
1. a member of an American Indian people of the Alaskan panhandle and adjacent areas of Canada.
2. the language of the Tlingit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tlingit - a member of a seafaring group of North American Indians living in southern AlaskaTlingit - a member of a seafaring group of North American Indians living in southern Alaska
American Indian, Indian, Red Indian - a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
2.Tlingit - the Na-Dene language spoken by the TlingitTlingit - the Na-Dene language spoken by the Tlingit
Na-Dene - a family of North American Indian languages
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Hunt, a British Columbia native who has Komoyue and Tingit heritage, designed the necklace for a non-profit organization called Why the Women's World Cup Matters (WWWCM).
Desde Sonora vendran yaquis, seris y mayos; de Chihuahua, raramuris; de Alaska, los danzantes N'aa Luudisk Gwaii Tatx'i, que se traduce del tsimshian, halda y tingit como "los ninos de las islas que continuan su aprendizaje".
The winner of this Olympic competition--Corrine Hunt, an Aboriginal artist of Komoyue and Tingit heritage from Alert Bay on Vancouver Island.