The images in this library were largely taken during GSCI research projects by staff or individuals involved in our research. These are a small selection of the more than 5,000 photographs currently on file. We hope to make more available in the future as we digitize our photo collection. Please note that the photographs included in the History section may also come from Archival and/or published works not generated by GSCI. Please credit the photographer and source of all photographs as indicated.
These on-line images may be used for research and non-commercial purposes only, with the understanding that the photographer and source will be credited as noted. Photographs may not be reproduced in published works or used in public broadcasts without the written permission of the Gwich'in Social & Cultural Institute.
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Walter Alexie standing in front of a two-pole stage at Alfred Bonnetplume's camp at Ts’ok Ìitl’in in the upper Blackstone area.
Jenny Andre driving a scow on the East Branch of the Mackenzie River in July 1994 during the Gwichya Gwich'in Place Names Project.
Erika Kritsch and Troy Alexie watching Michael Charlie skin a beaver while camped near the Snake River during the 1996 Teetl'it Gwich'in Place Names Project.
Michael Charlie poling the scow away from the shore while travelling on the Peel River during the 1996 Teetl'it Gwich'in Place Names Project.
Eunice Mitchell and Walter Alexie standing in front of Jarvis and Nellie Mitchell's warehouse at Nataiinlaii. Jarvis and Nellie were Eunice's in-laws. Photo taken during the 1996 Teetl'it Gwich'in...
Robert Alexie enjoying tea during a short stop while travelling on the old traditional trail between Trail River and Mayo in March 1998.
Grace Blake cutting fish at her camp at Teetshik Goghaa (Six Miles) along the Mackenzie River.
Mary and William Teya at their camp at Vihtł’òo Tshik (Road River) in 1998.
Robert Alexie butchering a beaver while camped at Gyuu Dazhoo Njik (Snake River) during the 1996 Teetl'it Gwich'in Place Names Project.
Eunice Mitchell preparing bannock near Chuu Tr’idaoodìich’uu (Peel Canyon) during the 1996 Teetl'it Gwich'in Place Names Project