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Language Gathering in Holy Cross June 4 – 5

Language speakers, teachers, learners and anyone else interested in revitalizing the languages of the Doyon region are invited to the Deg Xinag and Holikachuk Language Gathering… 142 more words

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April and May Native Words of the Month

See below for our April and May Native words of the month in Gwich’in! Hai’ (thank you) to Allan Hayton for providing the translation and photography. 114 more words

language revitalization and the healing of collective trauma

There is a Sinéad O’Connor song that had a strong impact on me as a young person. It speaks of the loss of language, culture, history, and the effects it can have on a nation.   1,721 more words

March Native Word of the Month

See below for our March Native word of the month in Gwich’in and Deg Xinag!

Gwich’in

Vadzaih dhaa = Caribou hide

Vadzaih dhaa haa shuh dhałtsaii. 119 more words

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Language Champion: Ruth Ridley

Continuing a lifetime of language work

As Doyon Foundation continues to grow our language revitalization efforts in the Doyon region, we are noticing a group of people who are committed and dedicating their own time to learning and perpetuating their ancestral language. 841 more words

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February Native Word of the Month

See below for our February Native word of the month in Gwich’in and Deg Xinag!

Gwich’in

Dink’indhat – He or she grew up.
Shahan Gwichyaa Zhee dink’indhat. 154 more words

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