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OUTDOORS For the Capital City Weekly Spoken by only a few dozen people, a language uttered in river villages 3,000 miles from Alaska is related to Tlingit, Eyak and Athabaskan. This curious link has researchers wondering how people in the middle of Siberia can be related to Alaskans and other North Americans, and what it means to the populating of the Americas.

The language link between Siberia and Alaska

Edward Vajda shown in the village of Kellog in Siberia, a place where some people older than 50 still speak the Ket language, which is related to Athabaskan and other North America language families.
Photo Courtesy Of Edward Vajda
Edward Vajda shown in the village of Kellog in Siberia, a place where some people older than 50 still speak the Ket language, which is related to Athabaskan and other North America language families.
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