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Dogrib

/ (ˈdɒɡˌrɪb) /
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noun
a member of a Dene Native Canadian people of northern Canada
the Athapascan language of this people
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Word Origin for Dogrib

from Dogrib Thlingchadinne, dog's flank, referring to the people's belief that they are descended from a dog
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