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Baasee’, thank you, to our speaker Eliza Jones for sharing our March 2021 Native Word of the Month in Denaakk’e (Koyukon).

Hʉlookk’ʉt hoolaanh. = It is spring.

For more translations, view our Native word of the month archives on the Foundation website.

We also invite you to access free online language-learning lessons by signing up for Doyon Languages Online! We currently have lessons available for HolikachukDenaakk’eBenhti Kenaga’ and Gwich’in, as well as a special set of Hän lessons based on the work of the late Isaac Juneby. All interested learners may sign up and access the courses at no charge – sign up today!