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Qamutik 1 1999-04-01.jpg
Tradeetional qamutik (sled), Cape Dorset, Nunavut
Tot population
Regions wi signeeficant populations
Greenland: 51,365
Canadae: 50,480
Unitit States: 16,581
Denmark (mainland): 15,815
Greenlandic, Inuktitut, an ither Inuit leids, Dens, Inglis, French, Inuiuuk an various others
Christianity, Inuit releegion
Relatit ethnic groups
Aleut and Yupik peoples[5]

Inuit (Inuktitut: ᐃᓄᐃᑦ, "the fowk"[6]) are a group o culturally seemilar indigenous fowks inhaibitin the Arctic regions o Greenland, Canadae an Alaska.[7] Inuit is a plural noon; the singular is Inuk.[6] The Inuit leids are pairt o the Eskimo-Aleut faimily.[8] Inuit Sign Leid is a creetically endangered leid isolate spoken in Nunavut.[9]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "2006 Aboriginal Population Profile (Canada)". Statistics Canada. January 15, 2008. Retrieved October 20, 2013.
  2. "The World Factbook (Greenland)". Central Intelligence Agency. 2013. Retrieved October 20, 2013.
  3. "Statistikbanken". Statistics Denmark. 2015. Retrieved January 25, 2016.
  4. "Table 1: American Indian and Alaska Native Alone and Alone or in Combination Population by Tribe for the United States: 2000" (xls). United States Census Bureau. 2000. Retrieved October 20, 2013.
  5. "Eskimo-Aleut." Ethnologue. Retrieved 17 Oct 2013.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Correct use of Inuit and Inuk
  7. Kaplan, Lawrence (2011-07-01). "Comparative Yupik and Inuit". Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks. Retrieved 2015-05-12.
  8. "The Hunters of the Arctic". Retrieved 2008-01-07.
  9. Schuit, Joke; Baker, Anne; Pfau, Roland. "Inuit Sign Language: a contribution to sign language typology". Universiteit van Amsterdam. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2015-11-02. Retrieved 1 August 2015.