Alaskan Native

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Alaska Native

also Alaskan Native
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.Alaskan Native - a member or descendant of any of the aboriginal peoples of AlaskaAlaskan Native - a member or descendant of any of the aboriginal peoples of Alaska
Alaskan - a native or resident of Alaska
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THE PACE AT WHICH PRODUCERS OF HAWAIIAN and Alaskan Native theatres are creating original offerings specific to their lands and peoples and mounting them on their mainstages ranges somewhere in the giddy spectrum between prestissimo and full-tilt boogie.
"Native American, non-tribal institutions, or NSIs, did not have a unified voice and were often overlooked in national policy forums, yet these institutions serve more than 90 percent of the American Indian and Alaskan Native students in higher education," Rochat says.
That cultural awareness of the plight of the Alaskan native peoples has always been important to Caulfield and was fueled in his early years.
Smelcer claims to be the son of an Alaskan Native father from the Ahtna tribe of Alaska, although this claim has been challenged--a controversy he addresses on his website.
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The risks listed include a family history of diabetes or a personal history of gestational diabetes or polycystic ovarian syndrome; or being African American, Hispanic, Asian American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian.
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