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 (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.


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


(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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Notes: Any questions concerning this RFP can be directed to: Bertand Adams Jr, General Manager Yakutat Tlingit Tribe badamsjr@ytttribe.
They include everything from the massive Chugach Electric Association, with more than eighty-two thousand customers, to smaller entities like the Naknek Electric Association, Nushagak Cooperative, Yakutat Power, and the Homer Electric Association.
He traveled to Yakutat, then a small Tlingit village in southeast Alaska, and worked in the cannery.
This first issue includes an update of the Cook Inlet abundance and trend time series through 2012, a synopsis of Alaska beluga whale prey based on stomach content analyses, an ethogram for wild beluga whales based on studies at Eagle Bay, three papers on the Yakutat Bay beluga group, and a novel beluga monitoring project conducted on the Little Susitna River.
Travel must be complete by April 20, 2015, except for travel to/from Bellingham, Boston, Cordova, Newark, Los Angeles, Missoula, Phoenix, Kotzebue, Yakutat, where travel must be complete by March 3, 2015.
The Yakutat Tlingit Tribe of Alaska plans to grow the number of language speakers by developing a program that focuses on teaching children its native tongue called Yaakwdaat Lingit Haa Yatx'i Jeeyis, or "For Our Yakutat Tlingit Children.
1, hit 95 kilometers north-northwest of Yakutat, Alaska, just over the U.
The rescue coordination center informed Komatsu of an aircraft that was overdue out of Yakutat, so he launched the nighttime C-130 crew.
Yakutat locals make plans for demolition and as one couple deans out the attic, they discover a number of glass-plate negatives tucked among other discarded and forgotten objects.
Physical measurements and chemical composition analyses were conducted for 2 groups of whole scallops from Yakutat (weak and standard) and 2 groups of scallop adductor muscles from Kodiak (Kodiak 1 and Kodiak 2).
We confined our study area to the NMFS-delineated strata on the continental shelf break at depths of 200-500 m in the Yakutat area of the GOA (Fig.
Our purpose was to study factors affecting visibility of radio-collared moose during aerial surveys in a temperate rainforest on the Yakutat Foreland, Alaska, USA.