Gwichya Gwich'in Oral History Project

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"Gwichya Gwich'in Oral History Project." In: Bridges Across Time: The NOGAP Archaeology Project, pp. 5-13. Edited by Jean-Luc Pilon.
Kritsch, Ingrid, Alestine Andre and Bart Kreps

Published by Canadian Archaeological Association Paper No. 2., 1994, 238 pages
ISBN 0-9695202-0-4
One of a collection of 13 articles based on research carried out during the NOGAP Archaeology Project. Article by Ingrid Kritsch, Alestine Andre and Bart Kreps presents an overview of the oral history work carried out in 1992 and 1993 with Gwichya Gwich'in Elders living in Tsiigehtchic (Arctic Red River), N.W.T. Includes discussion of methodology used, the different types of place names and the insight they provide in regards to Gwich'in culture, knowledge and relationship to the land, the importance of the project to the Elders and the current uses of this information by the Gwich'in Tribal Council and a newly created non-profit organization called the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute. To order this volume, please contact the Jeff Hunston, Secretary Treasurer, Canadian Archaeological Association, 4 Salter Place, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5R2 FAX: (867) 667-8023 E-mail: