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 Welcome to the Western Gitksen Learning Gitksenimx̱ (Gitwinga̱x̱)(Git-enyaaw)(Gitigyukwhla')


"First Words"

ay'aa'y
ptarmigan

'mejilyee
Nighthawk

g̱aseexw
groin

g̱aydim ts'uubeeḵ'
Umbrella

beebii
baby



About The Gitksen "Git" means "People" "Gitksen" , "people of the misty river people

Gitwangak (Land of the Rabbits) is nestled in the Skeena valley approximately 300 kilometers from Prince Rupert. The population of Gitwangak is 490, which over 50% is comprised of youth under the age of 30. Gitwangak is home to the world famous Totem Poles, Seven Sisters Mountain Range, Battle Hill, St. Paul's Anglican Church, and world class Recreational Fishing. Well endowed with culture and history, Gitwangak is a true Northwest Treasure. The local business in Gitwangak Include: The Gitwangak Band Council; Gitwangak Band Gas Bar; The Gitwangak Health Authority; The Gitwangak Education Society; The Gitwangak Watershed Trust; Raven Tales Studio; Gitksan Paint Brush; N & V Johnson Services; and Skeena Trading.


Status of Our Language

Name of Archive
Gitsenimx̱

Language Family
Sim'algaxm - Gitksen

Country
Canada

Region
British Columbia

# of Words Archived
926

# of Phrases Archived
436
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