Southern Tutchone

How Are You?  Dänch'ea?

Southern Tutchone, one of seven Athapaskan languages in the Yukon, is spoken in the southwestern part of the territory.   

Their traditional areas ranged from the Teslin River in the east to the White River in the west, and from the lower Tatshenshini in the south to the Nisling River in the north. Today there are settlements at Aishihik, Burwash Landing, Champagne, Haines Junction, Kloo Lake, Klukshu, Lake Laberge and Whitehorse

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Southern Tutchone Words: 

Adäka (pronounced Aw-daw-kah) means "coming into the light" 

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Issue- Jan13/2021

PHOTO: Erik Pinkerton Photography