ERIC Number: ED166941
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Deenaadai' Gwich'in Oozhri' (Traditional Gwich'in Names).
This guide for children of personal names is a list of Gwich'in people who lived during the past one hundred years. This list was designed for those interested in how traditional native names were made up, and for those who may want to choose traditional Gwich'in names for their children. The introduction traces the development of Gwich'in name giving with Christian influence, and the list shows the Gwich'in names alphabetically with their English translations. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Origins, Folk Culture, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Reading Instruction, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center.