Oral History

Gwich'in Legends: CBC Radio Legacy Project

Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute and Canadian Broadcast Corporation. 2011. Legends of the Gwich'in of the Western Arctic. Two CD set/Radio play. 90 minutes total.

Gwich'in legends recorded in Gwich'in, then  radio scripts were written and reviewed. Radio plays were recorded and played on the CBC national radio program Ideas. A DVD of the legends was also produced and distributed. Eighth of a series by CBC.

Radio scripts in English and Gwich'in available for download.

 

 

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Spruce Trees and Gwich'in Traditional Knowledge: Their Importance in the Northwest Territories

Spruce Trees and Gwich'in Traditional Knowledge: Their Importance in the Northwest Territories
Andre, Alestine and Ingrid Kritsch
In: Forager.  Number 2, Fall 2015.  pp. 46-55.

For the Gwich'in of the Northwest Territories, the spruce tree has held particular significance for generations. Now through intergenerational programs the Gwich'in are revitalizing their Traditional Knowledge and helping youth from their communities interact with that knowledge.

English

James Jerome: Vàh Gwank’òo Oonjii K’iighe’ uk Katr’idi’ii Kaiik’ìt Kat - Fish Camps Through a Gwich’in Lens

James Jerome: Vàh Gwank’òo Oonjii K’iighe’ uk Katr’idi’ii Kaiik’ìt Kat - Fish Camps Through a Gwich’in Lens.  September 2009-December 2010 Calendar.
Kritsch, Ingrid and Erin Suliak
Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute, 2009                      

English

Ts'iidęįį Gwìnoo Gwinìn: Animals from long ago

Ts'iidęįį Gwìnoo Gwinìn: Animals from long ago
Benson, Kristi (Appendix by Ingrid Kritsch)
Report produced for the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, 2014.  Report on file at the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute.

This report summarizes Gwich'in oral history and traditional knowledge about Pleistocene megafauna and other large creature, mythical and real.  This include bison (Bison priscus), mammoths, giant mythical creatures, and landscape features/place names associated with them.

English

Aih Tr’aghat Lacing snowshoes poster

Aih Tr’aghat Lacing snowshoes poster
Andre, Alestine, Caroline Andre, Noel Andre, Eileen Cardinal, Irene Kendo, John P. Kendo, Barnie Natsie, John Norbert, and William G. Firth.
Poster produced by the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute for the Tsiigehtchic Gwich'in Language Classes, 2009-2011.  Snowshoe artwork by Louie Cardinal, 2009.  Foot-lacing artwork from A Way Of Life, 1986, Ed hall, Editor (GNWT).  Poster by Kristi Benson, 2011.

English

Edreedhoh Ųhtshųh Caribou-leg skin bag poster

Edreedhoh Ųhtshųh Caribou-leg skin bag poster
Andre, Alestine, Caroline Andre, Noel Andre, Eileen Cardinal, Irene Kendo, John P. Kendo, Barnie Natsie, John Norbert, and William G. Firth.
Poster produced by the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute for the Tsiigehtchic Gwich'in Language Classes, 2009-2011.  Artwork by Louie Cardinal, 2009.  Poster by Kristi Benson, 2011.

English

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