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Gwich'in Luxury Mission Statement & Guiding Values


Gwich’in kat jidìi gichil’ee gwinjik gohdaih

Live following what is valued by the Gwich’in people


Yiinjigwichidhoh’eh

Have respect


Yiinjigwichidhoh’eh

Have honor/respect


Ch’atigwiiniidhan

Love


Zhuu ghadidich’uh

S/he is loving (kindness)


Tr’eedlah

Laughing


T’aih

Strength


Gadiitr’oonahtanh

Teaching others


Nikhwigwindak

Our stories


Atr’aadzoo ts’àt elik

Dancing and songs


Ch’anuh

Religion / Spirituality


Nihtat tr’indaii ts’àt nihk’atr’inahtih

Sharing and taking care of each other


Ch’igwijuu’ee ts’àt tthak nihk’it guk’atr’inahtih

Straight forward and looking after each other equally


Yeenoo nikhwichih gugwiindai’ kat guuk’it nan kak khehtak hàatsah

We will travel on the land the same way as the ones who lived before us


Gwiinzii gwitr’it gwàatsii guuzhik dlok nidhaa’aih

We are smiling while we do good work


K’agwaadhat ts’àt yeenoo nikhwichih gugwiindai’ nikhwiginee’aa gwinjik gwiidandaih

We live under the leadership of God and those who lived before us


Nihkwehdoo gugwiheendaii kat, gwiinzii gugwiheendaii geenjit

For those who will live after us, they will live a good life


Jùk drin gwizraih nan k’ahnaatyaa geenjit zhat t’iidich’uh

We are here to take care of the land, only for today


Yeendoo gwitr’iinin kat guuveenjit gwiinzii nan k’ahnaatyah

We will look after the land good for the children of the future


Gweeheezuu gwich’i’ k’ahnaatyah

We will look after it so it won’t get bad


Vadzaih zhùu nagitaa’oo shìk guk’iinjohshit

Always believe that the caribou will walk freely



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