- 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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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.Myths and Legends of Alaska
Chilkat Pass is that longest known and formerly most in vogue.Golden Alaska
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.