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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Seamstress Shirley Stewart of Fort McPherson, trying on the Inuvik outfit during the Aklavik workshop held in March 2002.
Audrey Snowshoe working on the Aklavik outfit during the Tsiigehtchic workshop held in July 2002.
Carol Norwegian and Ruth Wright weaving the mitt strings for the Yellowknife outfit on a homemade willow loom during the Tsiigehtchic workshop held in July 2002.
Catherine Semple rethreading her needle with sinew. Part of the Fort McPherson outfit is on display behind Catherine. Photo taken during the Tsiigehtchic clothing workshop held in July 2002.
Gwich'in models and project co-ordinators at the unveiling ceremony of the 19th C. Gwich'in Traditional Clothing Project at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife on March 28,...
Agnes Mitchell practicing quillwork at the Yellowknife workshop in December 2000.
Group photo of the seamstresses, PWNHC and GSCI staff, and visitors at the Yellowknife workshop. Back: Audrey Snowshoe, Chief Charlie Furlong (Aklavik), Fred Carmichael (President, Gwich'in Tribal...
Seamstresses at the Tl'oondih clothing workshop and Gwich'in Science Camp. (back to front, l-r) Audrey Snowshoe, Bella Jean Stewart, Catherine Semple, (middle, l-r) Ruth Wright, Maureen Koe,...
Ida Stewart cutting out the tunic for the 19th C. Gwich'in man's summer outfit using a pattern drawn by Dorothy Burnham and provided by Judy Thompson of the Canadian Museum of Civilization during...
Charles (Chas) Saddington modelling the Inuvik replica during the Tsiigehtchic workshop held in July 2002.