Deg Xinag (also Deg Hit'an; formerly known by the pejorative Ingalik) is the Athabascan language of Shageluk and Anvik and of the Athabascans at Holy Cross below Grayling on the lower Yukon River. Of a total population of about 275 Deg Hit'an people, about 40 speak the language.
Links and Resources
- Deg Xinag publications from the ANLC press
- Deg Xinag Phrase Collection, List of common phrases available through Alaskool.org compiled by the Alaska Native
Language course 121/122.
- Deg Xinag Learner's Dictionary, online free dictionary with sound. Available through the Alaska Native Knowledge Network.
Alaska is home to at least twenty distinct indigenous languages. More than just dialectal variants, these different languages reflect the diverse cultural heritage of Alaska's Native peoples. For more information about particular languages, click below.
|Unangam Tunuu / Aleut|
|Alutiiq / Sugpiaq|
|Central Alaskan Yup'ik|
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