Tlingit berry-basket, late 1800s. Courtesy of the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. George Emmons Collection, No. 1702.

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Unangam Tunuu This language of the people of the Aleutian Island chain off the southwestern coast of Alaska, is spoken by only 65 Unangan. One-third of the Unangan people live in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Language Hunters is working with NW Unangax Culture, a Seattle area non-profit, to produce a series of community trainings that will empower everyday Unangan to revitalize their own language.

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