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Total population
24,000 (2000 U.S. Census)
Regions with significant populations
Yupik languages, English (in Alaska), Russian (in Siberia)
Christianity (mostly Russian Orthodox), Shamanism
Related ethnic groups
Inuit, Sirenik, Aleut, Siberian Yupik, Alutiiq, Naukan

The Yupik (in the Central Alaskan Yup'ik language, Yup'ik, plural Yupiit) people are a group of native people who mainly live in certain parts of Alaska, somewhere near Fairbanks. Most of them were wiped out by a virus or sickness.

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