Arctic Fox – ch’ich’yāa

Bear – shoh

Caribou – vadzaih
Ducks – dats’an
Eagle – ch’izhìn
Fish – tuk
Grouse – daih
Hawk – chinìitrān
Inconnu – tuk Dagāii
Jackfish – altin
King Salmon – tuk choo
Loon – ts’atvit
Moose – dinjik
sNipe – duh
Otter – trūh
Porcupine – ts’it
sQuirrel – dlak
Rabbit –geh
Seagull – vyuh
Tern – ch’itr’ùu
sUcker –daats’at
raVen – deetrù’
Wolf – zhòh
foX – neegoo
lYnx – niinjii
griZzly bear – shih
by Allan Benjamin “CHIH AHAA” from Old Crow
When I was a kid, this Elder gave me a Gwich’in name, “CHIH AHAA”.
Translated, it means “walking ahead.”