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 (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.]


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.
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Aana Lane, a teacher from the Inupiat people who lives and works in the Alaskan coastal village of Point Hope, has been sharing her experiences with kids at Torry Academy.
Once the local Inupiat Eskimo whale hunt is over, Shell will anchor its Kulluk drill rig in the Beaufort.
The object, about 2 inches by 1 inch and less than 1 inch thick, was found in August by a team excavating a roughly 1,000-year-old house that had been dug into the side of a beach ridge by early Inupiat Eskimos at Cape Espenberg on the Seward Peninsula, which lies within the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve.
The whales were offered assistance by people and Wick's illustrations show they were Inupiat Eskimos.
I [Gosnell] picked up a list of Inupiat words for ice and snow that the North Slope Borough in Barrow gave visitors to the annual bowhead-whale hunt and showed it to [local resident] Kenny Toovak .
Seaside bluffs and beaches across the Arctic are inhabited by indigenous northerners--such as Inupiat living in Kaktovik--as well as clutches of plants and animals that thrive in the cold air.
There is, however, a possibility Palin has actually been to "Wales" already - it's the name of an Inupiat Eskimo village with a population of 145.
North Slope Borough, Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope and other groups took issue with the U.
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The Inupiat Eskimo residents of Kivalina, Alaska are suing two-dozen fossil fuel and utility companies for contributing to the erosion of the narrow spit of land that their homes sit on.
It is an Inupiat (Inuit) community, organized around its deep faith, constant spirituality and its living relationship to the land and sea.