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June Native Word of the Month

See below for our June Native word of the month in Gwich’in!

Lidii = Tea
Ko’ kat lidii tr’ahtsii łyaa akaii. = The tea we make on the fire sure tastes good. 80 more words

Doyon Foundation Announces 2017 Our Language Awards

Doyon Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 Our Language grant awardees. After careful consideration, the selection committee chose eight proposals from among an impressive round of 19 applicant organizations. 775 more words

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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!


Vadzaih dhaa = Caribou hide

Vadzaih dhaa haa shuh dhałtsaii. 119 more words

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