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a member of a Dene Native Canadian people of northern Canada
the Athapascan language of this people
Word Origin
from Dogrib Thlingchadinne, dog's flank, referring to the people's belief that they are descended from a dog
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  • Moreover, they were not what he expected to hear from the lips of a dogrib.

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  • Now at that moment three young dogrib braves chanced to be passing under the window, which was about seven feet from the ground.

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  • We need hardly say, after this, that those dogrib Indians spent an excited and agreeable evening with the fur-traders.

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  • Doocheek was present and heard the question, but of course did not understand it, as it was put in the dogrib tongue.

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  • That evening Nootka begged her brother to give her a lesson in the dogrib language.

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