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Aboriginal Languages and Hunting Terms

In connecting traditional uses of caribou and moose with anatomy, one of the goals this project hoped to achieved was to incorporate aboriginal languages. As most of us working on the project at the University of Calgary don't have this knowledge, we are relying on community partners to help us build this section. If you are interested in contributing to this section, we would love to hear from you! Please contact jinvik at

Our first two contributions come from educator Susan Paskvan, Native Language Coordinator in the Yukon-Koyukuk School District in Alaska who has kindly provided some words and phrases of Denaakk'e (Koyukon Athabascan) and the Wek’èezhìi Renewable Resources Board who have provided us with a poster of TłĮcho terms for Caribou anantomy.

Hunting Moose in Denaakk'e (Koyukon Athabascan)!
TłĮcho terms for Caribou anantomy

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