noun, plural Tlin·gits, (especially collectively) Tlin·git.
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Historical Examples of tlingit
Mr Goldenweizer does not mention that the "clans" of the Tlingit have animal names.
This was the place of honor in all Tlingit houses upon all occasions, ceremonial or otherwise.The Whale House of the Chilkat
George T. Emmons
Once upon a time there lived in Alaska a chief of the Tlingit tribe who had one son.The Strange Story Book
Mrs. Andrew Lang
A good example of such a pitch language is Tlingit, spoken by the Indians of the southern coast of Alaska.Language
Mr. Goldenweizer says that, "with few exceptions," the "clans" of the Tlingit bear "names derived from localities."
Indian group in Alaska and Canada, the people's word for themselves, literally "human beings."