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Chilkat

or Chil·cat

[chil-kat]
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noun, plural Chil·kats, (especially collectively) Chil·kat.
  1. a member of an Indian people of the Pacific coastal area of southeastern Alaska belonging to the Tlingit group of Indians.
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Historical Examples

  • The Chilkat blanket is an exception to the Alaskan Indian rule.

    Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska

    Charles Warren Stoddard

  • So the Chilkat people to this day make their money by going there.

  • Chilkat Pass is that longest known and formerly most in vogue.

    Golden Alaska

    Ernest Ingersoll

  • I first visited the Chilkat in 1882, when little influenced by our civilization.

  • It was unquestionably the most widely known and elaborately ornamented house, not only at Chilkat, but in Alaska.