The Gwich'in are a culturally vibrant and independent nation that is environmentally responsible and socially, economically and politically self-reliant.
The Gwich'in protect and advance their interests through hard work, collaborative approaches and good governance in order to improve the lives and preserve the culture of the Gwich'in.
- Our Stories
- Honesty & Fairness
- Sharing & Caring
Our elders play a crucial role as teachers. They are the source of traditional knowledge, history, language and culture.
The Gwich'in way of life is based on a unique and special economic and spiritual relationship between the land and water.
The preservation and respect for the land are essential to the well-being and subsistence lifestyle of our people and our culture.
Our family history is important to our identity as Gwich'in.
All Gwich'in have a role to play in keeping the culture alive.
Cross-cultural understanding and awareness between Gwich'in and non-Gwich'in is essential in building a new respect and understanding in today's global community.