Origin of Athabaskan
Examples from the Web for athabascan
Historical Examples of athabascan
It was not until 1903 that Goddard showed their Athabascan affinity (Goddard, 1903b).
If Athabascan, the stretch in question belonged to the Nongatl (Saia).
This section of the Athabascan boundary has been much disputed.
The Hupa are the best known of the California Athabascan groups.
And the Kolooch languages are equally Eskimo with the Athabascan.Opuscula
Robert Gordon Latham
1846, Athapaskan, from the name of the North American Indian people, from Lake Athabaska in northern Alberta, Canada, from Woods Cree (Algonquian) Athapaskaw, said by Webster to mean literally "grass or reeds here and there," referring to the delta region west of the lake. Also in reference to their language group.