Gwich’in Workshop April 17-19

Gwich’in Nąįį Googindì’ K’ìt

The next workshop on the Gwich’in Place Names Atlas will take place on April 17-19, 2018 in Fort Yukon. If you would like to attend the workshop, or know somebody who does, send an email to info [at] akplacenames.org.

Shryah K’ǫǫ (Eight Mile Slough near Fort Yukon)

Workshop Topics will include

  • possible coordination or sharing of place names data with Old Crow and Fort McPherson.
  • possible linking to the Canadian atlas on the Gwich’in Tribal Council’s website.
  • management issues – formalizing an oversight organization.
  • a community-driven process for hiding sensitive information from public view.
  • sustainability planning.