George Demientieff Holly, LaVerne Demientieff, Alice Taff, Jeanette Dementi and Edna Deacon.

Thank you to our speaker Edna Deacon for sharing our May 2021 Native Word of the Month in Deg Xinag.

Doyon xetl’itth ts’in’ Deg Xinag q’a dixi’ine. = Doyon wants Deg Xinag to be strong.

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!