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Han-Kutchin (Hankutchin, Hwech'in, Moosehide, Dawson)

Han-Kutchin is an Athabascan language of Alaska and the Yukon. Han is a highly endangered language spoken by only a handful of elders today, but some young people are working to keep their ancestral language alive.

˜Han Language Resources

Hän Language
     Overview of Han from the Yukon Native Language Centre, who also sells Han and other Athabaskan language materials.
LaserTanana
     Alaskan Athapascan fonts for Windows, including Han and ten other languages.
Han Language, Alphabet and Pronunciation:
    Phonological inventory of Han, with a sample text.
Hän
     Han orthography and text example.
Han Language Plaque
     Canadian human rights tribute written in Han.
Han Prayers:
    Han translation of the Lord's Prayer and other Christian prayers.
Han Language
     Han demographic information from the Ethnologue of Languages.

˜Han Culture and History Links

Han:
    History of the Han tribe in Canada.
Canadian Peoples: Na-Dene:
    Ethnography of the Han and other Athabaskan nations.
Tr'ondek Hwech'in
     Community profile and history of the Han people of the Yukon.
Gateway to Aboriginal Heritage: Tr'ondek Hwech'in (Han):
    Online exhibit of Han artifacts from the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Han Legends:
    Collection of Han Indian legends and folktales.

˜Books For Sale On The Han-Kutchins

The Han Indians: A Compilation of Ethnographic & Historical Data on the Alaska-Yukon Boundary Area
     Ethnography of the Han tribe for sale online.



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