RSS

Gwichin

DD1.jpeg

Issue: 2017-09-20, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

Gwich’in Expressions: Gwich’in Ginjik Native Language Dinjii zhuh ginjik jihtth’ak I understand Native language more

Sep 20, 2017 12:00 AM Old Crow

Sub-20170607-ShookSheek-Meat-WEB.jpeg

Issue: 2017-09-13, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

Gwich’in Ginjik ... Native Language Shigwitrit gwidal ... My Working Tools Aih shi’ii... I have snowshoes Dii k’ee shi’ii... I have a gun more

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 AM Old Crow

P3-2017-09-06-MichelleJoyCarmichael-NorthernFoodFusion-Catchoftheday - Copy.jpg

Issue: 2017-09-06, PHOTO: Courtesy of Michelle Joy Carmichael

I am a lover of adventure and fine tastes – a forager of the wild world. The life I live is close with nature and so is my diet. I am a Gwich’in Inuvialuit Caucasian woman living in the far north, and a student of natural medicine. more

Sep 6, 2017 12:00 AM Wild Harvest

PG03_2.JPG

Issue: 2017-09-06, CARTOON: Allan Benjamin

Our long time “Didee and Didoo” cartoonist and poet Allan Benjamin from Old Crow is excited to introduce his new Shoo’ii and Sheek’aii cartoons and poems. These new characters will appear in Gwich’in and English. Whenever you see Shoo’ii and... more

Sep 6, 2017 12:00 AM Old Crow

P1-16 cedar salmon in a work of art

Jessica Simon

Visit the Academic and Skills Development office in the A-wing of Yukon College, and you’ll be greeted with words of empowerment on the backs of a stream of 16 cedar salmon in a work of art created by local artist Cheryl Teya. more

Jul 26, 2017 8:30 PM Yukon Arts

Photo4.jpeg

Issue: 2017-04-26, PHOTO: Tessa Macintosh Photography

Take the Gwich’in language challenge. It’s a challenge from Norman Snowshoe, the former Gwich’in Tribal Council vice president. He said, “If you learn one Gwich’in word a day, at the end of the year you’ve learned 365 Gwich’in words.” more

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

dd m12.png

What's Up Yukon May 12, 2016 Issue

I’M A VUNTUT GWICHIN ATHLETE AND I ALWAYS COMPETE. I’LL RUN WHEN IT’S SNOWING OR RAINING BECAUSE I’M IN SERIOUS TRAINING. more

May 12, 2016 12:00 AM , Old Crow

A55Z5330.jpg

Issue: 2015-11-26 Photo: Rick Massie

Many people enjoy harvesting berries in preparation for the long winter months. Although I have a busy schedule as a caregiver at my family day home, Trinin Tsul Zheh (which means the home of the little children in the Gwichin language), each... more

Nov 26, 2015 12:00 AM Old Crow

VG2012-03-268.jpg

Issue: 2015-04-23 PHOTO: courtesy Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

The sun is back and the days are warmer, except in the late evenings. People of Old Crow used to be excited about going to Crow Flat. People used to leave after Easter Monday. Preparations were done, with essentials packed to trap muskrats and... more

Apr 23, 2015 12:00 AM Old Crow

The northern lights are my TV. An eagle is my kite. Calm water is my mirror. The North Star is my compass. A rainbow is my picture. Icicles are my decorations. The birds are my radio. Birch bark is my paper. An owl is my mousetrap. more

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM Old Crow

They followed the caribou herds an’ they hunted migratory birds. Gwichins moved all over the place or hunger they would face. Everyone followed the caribou tracks but they stayed away from wolf packs. more

Jan 22, 2015 12:00 AM Old Crow

When I’m hungry I think about Didoo. When I’m alone I think about Didoo. When I’m broke more

Jan 15, 2015 12:49 AM Old Crow

Sitting at a fish hole in the dark on the Porcupine River, in the Yukon at Old Crow in the fall, is not unusual. Excitement stirs when the ice begins to freeze on the Porcupine River. My friends and I begin to prepare ice augers, fishing lines, more

Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM Old Crow

You are wise if you improvise. You have knowledge not learned in college. You make plans more

Nov 20, 2014 12:00 AM Old Crow

Many times my husband, Joseph, and another person would cut firewood for home. When the river water comes up, a raft is quickly made, and slowly driven. The boat goes down to Old Crow. more

Oct 30, 2014 12:00 AM Old Crow

Didee Didoo Oct2014

By Allan Benjamin

There’s a peaceful little town on the banks of the river where the wolf an’ caribou roan That’s where she calls her home. In summer there’s no nights more

Oct 9, 2014 12:00 AM Old Crow

Anyone who reads What’s up Yukon regularly will have come across the comic strip, Didee & Didoo. The comic was created by Old Crow resident, Allan Benjamin. It depicts a humourous take on the life of two Gwitchin elders. more

Sep 11, 2014 12:00 AM Old Crow

Button-Edward and Elizabeth.jpeg

September 4, 2014

My son Edward Kyikavichick is handicapped. Since birth, he lived in Whitehorse in a foster home for many years. This allowed us, his parents, to live and practice their traditional lifestyle in Old Crow. Since the elderly couple Lynn and Roy Smith, more

Sep 4, 2014 12:00 AM Old Crow

HE'S A GWITCH'IN ATHLETE, THAT LIKES TO COMPETE HIS NAME IS DARIUS, AND HE'S VERY SERIOUS. HE'S A PRO, FROM OLD CROW more

Oct 17, 2013 12:00 AM Old Crow