Gwichya Gwich'in Name:
Teetł’it Gwich’in Name::
In spring the flower stalk is generally longer than the leaves and is topped with a pink or purple flower. The leaves and bulb are both edible. Laura Pascal (COPE) and Sarah Peters (COPE, b) both talked about using onions for food.
Source: Andre, Alestine and Alan Fehr, Gwich'in Ethnobotany, 2nd ed. (2002)