chukchi chukchi  /ˈtʃuk tʃi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of an indigenous people living on the Chukchi Peninsula
  2. (n) an indigenous and isolated language of unknown origin spoken by the Chukchi that is pronounced differently by men and women

News

  • Sea Ice Retreat Causes Foraging Change For Walruses

    The United States Geological Survey has been conducting research on the amounts of sea ice present in the Chukchi Sea. And they've identified that the lifestyles of walruses are changing.
    on July 5, 2013     Source: Alaska Public Radio Network

Quotes

  1. "The immediate goal is to stop the seismic surveys this summer, but in the longer term, our goal is to see federal protection of the Beaufort, Chukchi and entire Arctic basin," said Brendan Cummings, an attorney at the Center for Biological...
    on May 5, 2008 By: St Brendan Source: FOXNews

  2. "For me to hold up the lease sale in the Chukchi Sea would have implied a connection," Kempthorne said. "There was not."
    on May 15, 2008 By: Dirk Kempthorne Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "I'm concerned that as we go forward with the Chukchi Sea development that Alaska has not received the same type of revenue sharing as other coastal states have," said Senator Stevens. "We have provided revenue sharing for Florida. We've got...
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Ted Stevens Source: SitNews

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