Resources

Gwich’in Language Resources


More about the Gwich’in Language and its dialects

Alphabets and Sounds

Songs and Stories

Gwich’in Language on Vimeo

Gwich’in Language Facebook Group (Public)

Gwich’in Language Revival (Speak Gwich’in to Me) Facebook Group (Public) (A great place to meet other Gwich’in speakers and to practice your writing skills)

Classes, Workshops, and Events at UAF’s Alaska native Language Center

Gwich’in Conversation about Hunting

Alaska Native Language—Gwich’in (Audio and Links to More Resources)

Gwich’in Dictionaries


Western Gwich’in Topical Dictionary found in UAF’s Alaska Native Language Archive (PDF)

Canadian Gwich’in Dictionary—Fourth Edition (PDF)
(Note: Canadian Gwich’in dialects are somewhat different than Alaskan Gwich’in dialects, particularly with spelling, but many words are similar enough that this resource is still useful)

Gwich’in Junior Dictionary (PDF)

Gwich’in Language-Learning Materials


Printable “Dinjii Zhuh K’yaa Activity Book”

Printable Animal Activity Book

Gwich’in Language Flashcards (via Quizlet)

Gwich’in Nursery Rhyme and Songbook

Labeled Body Parts Poster

Unlabeled Body Parts Poster

Gwich’in Fish Chart

Weather Flash Cards

Color Crayons Poster

Popular Children’s Books Translated into the Gwich’in Language

Doyon Foundation—Doyon Languages Online & Gwich’in Unit 1

UAF Gwich’in Language Lessons

Alaskan Gwich’in Social and Cultural Resources


Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments (CATG)

Tanana Chiefs Conference

Doyon Limited

Gwichyaa Zhee Gwich’in Tribal Government

Alaska Native Knowledge Network (Resource for Sharing Information)

White Eye Traditional Knowledge Camp

Canadian Gwich’in Social and Cultural Resources


GTC Department of Cultural Heritage—Gwich’in Social & Cultural Institute

Gwich’in Renewable Resource Board (GRRB)