Inupiaq

(redirected from Inupiaqs)

I·nu·pi·aq

 (ĭ-no͞o′pē-ăk′, -äk′, -nyo͞o′-)
n. pl. Inupiaq or I·nu·pi·aqs or I·nu·pi·at (-ăt′, -ät′) or I·nu·pi·ats
1. A member of a group of Eskimoan peoples inhabiting the northwest and northern coastal areas of Alaska.
2. The language of the Inupiaq. See Usage Notes at Eskimo, Inuit.

[Inupiaq iñupiaq, original person : iñuk, person + -pia-, real + -q, sing. suff.]

I•nu•pi•aq

or I•nu•pi•ak

(ɪˈnu piˌæk, ɪˈnyu-)

n., pl. -pi•at (-piˌæt)
1. a member of any of several Eskimo groups inhabiting NW and N Alaska, including the North Slope.
2. the group of Inuit dialects spoken by the Inupiat.
Translations
Inupiak
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
There was some strife at the school between the Inupiaqs and the Athabaskans, with the church teachers not seeming to understand the history or difference between cultures.
Ces cent dernieres annees, la facon dont les villages inupiaqs, en Alaska, se sont procure l'eau douce necessaire a la consommation et a d'autres usages humains a change considerablement.
Over the last 100 years, there have been major changes in the way Inupiaq villages in Alaska have procured fresh water for drinking and other human uses.
Key words: freshwater, centralized water systems, water technology, Alaska, Inupiaq, localization, technoscape, globalization, adaptation
Mots cles: eau douce, reseaux centralises d'alimentation en eau, technologic de l'eau, Alaska, Inupiaq, localisation, techno-paysage, mondialisation, adaptation
Fieldwork sites were primarily small, Inupiaq villages (180 to 615 people) situated along or near the western coast of Alaska, such as Elim, Golovin, Shishmaref, Wales, and White Mountain.
White Mountain, located on the Fish River, is considered an inland community when compared to most other Inupiaq villages.
Nine additional journalists selected as associate fellows proposed projects ranging from a training program for Inupiaqs in Alaska to a series of editorials about community colleges and workforce preparation, technical education and teacher quality.
But the efforts I have seen while living with the Yup'iks and Inupiaqs is that the old ways will not "go gently into that good night.
There are several days set aside each school year at both schools called Inupiaq Days.
Not only are those types of cultural endeavors kept high on the list or priorities by the community leaders, each school has signs hung in strategic areas listing the Inupiaq values: Faith, hope, and love.
Not only are those type of cultural endeavors kept high on the list or priorities by the community leaders, each school has signs hung in strategic areas listing the Inupiaq values: faith, hope, and love.