|Regions with significant populations|
|American English, Haida, Tsimshian, Eskimo-Aleut languages, Na-Dené languages, others|
|Shamanism (largely ex), Christianity|
Alaska Natives are indigenous peoples of the Americas native to the state of Alaska within the United States. Inuit (plural the singular Inuk, means "man" or "person" is a general term for a group of culturally similar Indigenous peoples inhabiting Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent Phonology North American English regional phonology In many ways compared to English English, North American English is conservative in its Phonology. The Haida language ( X̲aat Kíl X̲aadas Kíl X̲aayda Kil) is the language of the Haida people The Tsimshian ( Sm'algyax: Ts’msyan) /'sɪmʃiæn/ are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Eskimo-Aleut is a Language family native to Greenland, the Canadian Arctic, Alaska, and parts of Siberia. Christianity ( Greek Χριστιανισμός from the word Xριστός ( Christ)is a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings For indigenous peoples in the United States other than Hawaii and Alaska see also Native Americans in the United States. A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent The United States of America —commonly referred to as the They include Inupiat, Yupik, Aleut, and several Native American peoples, including Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, Eyak, and a number of Northern Athabaskan peoples. The Inupiat or Iñupiaq (from inuit- people - and piaq/t real i The Yupik or in the Central Alaskan Yup'ik language, Yup'ik, are a group of indigenous or aboriginal peoples of western southwestern and southcentral The Aleuts ( self-denomination from Aleut language allíthuh 'community' older or regional self-denomination Unangax̂, Unangan or Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States Not to be confused with the Turkic Telengit people The Tlingit (ˈklɪŋkɪt in English also /-gɪt/ or Tlinkit /ˈtlɪŋkɪt/ which The Haida (19th C-early 20th C Indigenous nation of the west coast of North America. The Tsimshian ( Sm'algyax: Ts’msyan) /'sɪmʃiæn/ are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Eyak is an extinct Na-Dené language that was historically spoken in southcentral Alaska, near the mouth of the Copper River. Northern Athabaskan is a geographic sub-grouping of the Athabaskan language family spoken in the northern part of North America, particularly in Alaska
In 1912 the Alaska Native Brotherhood was founded. The Alaska Native Brotherhood (ANS and its counterpart the Alaska Native Sisterhood (ANS are legally two nonprofit organizations which are interrelated and which for purposes
In 1971 Congress passed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act which settled land and financial claims and provided for the establishment of 13 Alaska Native Regional Corporations to administer those claims. The United States Congress is the bicameral Legislature of the federal government of the United States of America, consisting of two houses The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, commonly abbreviated ANCSA, was signed into law by President Richard M Aboriginal land claims are claims of Native or Aboriginal peoples (also referred to as Indigenous peoples about their right of ownership of the land they inhabited The Alaska Native Regional Corporations ( Alaska Native Corporations or ANCSA Corporations) were established in 1971 when the United States Congress passed Similar to the status of the Canadian Inuit and First Nations, which are recognized as distinct peoples, Alaska Natives are in some respects treated separately from Native Americans in the United States. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Inuit (plural the singular Inuk, means "man" or "person" is a general term for a group of culturally similar Indigenous peoples inhabiting First Nations is a term of Ethnicity that refers to the Aboriginal peoples in Canada who are neither Inuit nor Métis people Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States An example of this separate treatment is that Alaska Natives are allowed the harvesting of whales and other marine mammals under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972. Whales are marine mammals which are neither Dolphins (ie members of the families Delphinidae or Platanistoidae) nor Porpoises Orcas Marine mammals are a diverse group of roughly 120 species of Mammal that are primarily Ocean -dwelling or depend on the ocean for food The Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 prohibits with certain exceptions the taking of Marine mammals in United States waters and by U In addition, Alaska Natives were not given title to land under the Dawes Act but were instead treated under the Alaska Native Allotment Act until it was repealed in 1971. The Dawes Act was enacted on February 8, 1887 and named after its sponsor U The Alaska Native Allotment Act of 1906,, enacted on May 17, 1906, permitted individual Alaska Natives to acquire title to up to 160 acres of land in a Another characteristic difference is that Alaska Native tribal governments do not have the power to collect taxes for business transacted on tribal land, per the United States Supreme Court decision in Alaska v. Native Village of Venetie Tribal Government because Alaska Natives (except for Tsimshians) do not hold reservations. The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest judicial body in the United States and leads the federal judiciary. Alaska v Native Village of Venetie Tribal Government, 522 US 520 ( 1998) was a case heard by the Supreme Court of the United States. The Tsimshian ( Sm'algyax: Ts’msyan) /'sɪmʃiæn/ are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast. An Indian reservation is an area of land managed by a Native American Tribe under the United States Department of the Interior's Bureau
Below is a full list of the different Alaska Native cultures. Within each culture are many different tribes.