Gwich'in Place Names Atlas

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Product Type
Atlas
Product Status
Not Released to Public
Data Type
Indigenous terminology
Interview
Local observations
Photos
Geographic Area
Alaska
About this product

Gwich’in Nąįį Googindì’ K’ìt/Gwich’in Place Names Atlas is a project that has developed an interactive, online Atlas of Gwich’in place names and stories. Working with Gwich’in communities and partners, ELOKA is developing the atlas so that knowledge of the land passed from generation to generation can be preserved and shared.

Topics Traditional place names, including environmental features and settlements

Geographic areas Fort Yukon, Alaska and surrounding area

Date range Pre-history to present