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Gwich'in Language (Gwichin, Kutchin, Tukudh)

Gwich'in is an Athabascan language of Alaska and Northern Canada. It is spoken by around 700 people today in the northeast corner of Alaska, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories.

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Gwichin Language
Gwichin language samples and resources.

Gwichin Tribe Culture and History
Information and links about the Gwichin Indians past and present.

Gwich'in Indians Fact Sheet
Our answers to common questions about the lifestyle of Gwich'in Indian people.

Gwich'in Indian Legends
Introduction to Gwich'in mythology.

Gwich'in Language Resources

Gwich'in Vocabulary:
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Gwich'in language, with comparison to words in other Athabaskan languages.
Gwichin Animal Words:
     Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Gwichin language.
Gwich'in Language Lessons
     Audio language lessons in Gwichin from the Yukon Native Language Centre.
Gwich'in Athapaskan
     Overview of the language from the Vuntut Gwitchin tribe, with audio files.
Gwich'in Writing System * Gwich'in
     Gwichin orthography and text example.
Gwichin Language * Gwich'in Orthography * Gwich'in Bible Translation * Gwich'in Text:
    Gwich'in Indian linguistics materials from the Rosetta Project.
     Alaskan Athapascan fonts for Windows, including Gwich'in and ten other languages.
Athapaskan Languages of Alaska
     Place names in Gwich'in, Ahtna, Koyukon, Tenana, and Tanaina.
Language Museum: Gwich'in:
    The Lord's Prayer translated into the Gwichin language.
Gwich'in Language Plaque
     Canadian human rights tribute written in Gwich'in.
House of Languages: Gwich'in:
    Information about Gwich'in language usage.
Gwich'in Language
     Ethnologue of Languages entry for the Gwich'in (Kutchin) language.
Gwich'in Language Tree:
    Theories about Gwichin's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Kutchin Language Structures:
    Gwich'in linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
A Dictionary of the Gwich'in Language
     Gwichin-English dictionary for sale online.

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Additional Resources, Links, and References

  Wikipedia: Gwich'in:
  Encyclopedia articles on the Gwich'in tribe.
  Lengua Kutchin:
  Gwich'in language information in Spanish.
  Gwich'in Tribe:
  Gwichin Indian books.

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