Gwich’in elder speaks on hand games and destruction of culture

by Stewart Burnett - May 25, 2017

The reason some Gwich’in people do not play hand games today is because of the destruction of their culture in the past, says Fort McPherson elder Charlie Snowshoe. He was responding to an editorial in the Inuvik Drum questioning the practice’s history and attitudes toward it in different communities. “In the olden days, way back…

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