Alaska Native


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Alaska Native

also Alaskan Native
n.
A member of any of the aboriginal peoples of Alaska, including American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut peoples. Also called Native Alaskan. See Usage Notes at native, Native American.
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Noun1.Alaska Native - a member or descendant of any of the aboriginal peoples of AlaskaAlaska Native - a member or descendant of any of the aboriginal peoples of Alaska
Alaskan - a native or resident of Alaska
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