Inupiatun, North Alaskan

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
“Eskimo” (pej.), Inupiak, Inupiat, North Alaskan Inuktitut, North Alaskan Inupiat
Population

May include Northwest Alaska Inupiatun [esk]. All Inupiatun: 3,000 (includes [esk]) (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 6,420 (2000 census).

Location

Alaska, Norton Sound and Point Hope. Also in Canada (North Alaskan Inuktitut).

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Anaktuvik Pass Inupiatun, North Slope Inupiatun (Point Barrow Inupiatun), Point Hope Inupiatun, West Arctic Inupiatun.

Language Use

Most speakers 40 and older.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1969–2012.
Writing
Latin script.

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