The 31 Northern Athabaskan languages are spoken throughout the interior of Alaska.
The differences among Athabaskan languages may be compared to differences among Indo-European languages. Thus, Koyukon and Dena’ina are about as different as French and Spanish, while Koyukon and Gwich’in are as different as English and Italian.
Eyak and Athabaskan together form a genealogical linguistic grouping called Athabaskan–Eyak.
The Alakan athabaskan languages include: