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Dry Bay Place Names Map
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frwh1.gif Listen to Fred White pronounce each of the Tlingit place names in the Dry Bay area.

1) Gus'eix - No Translation

2) Aakwe'i - Lake Puking

3) Keilxwa'a - No Translation

4) Gooch Shakee Aan - Hilltop Town

5) Kaligoonx'i Ye' - Place of Many Springs

6) Staheenakw - Short Creek

7) K'aaga'n He'eni - Stickleback Creek

8) Taani's - Jumping Fish

9) Dagisdinaa - People of Dugis

10) Gunaxoo - Among the Athabascans

11) Wuxoogu Geey - Going Dry Bay

12) Lutu He'ena'k'w - Water Going Away

13) Gus'eix Y'adi/Tsaixaan Y'adi - Child of Guseix/Child of Tsalxa'an

14) Gal'jinoowu' - Clam Hand Fort

15) Si't' x'aa Noowu' - Eddy Fort

16) T'aagani Skeix - Pressed Roots

17) Ti'nx Kayaani' - Kinnikinnick Leaves

18) Janwu He'eni - Mountain Goat Stream

19) Yadagwa'it - Raven's Rocks Falling Down

20) Ye'il Dzoona'yi - Raven's Work

21) Chaan Yuka' - Above the Mountain

22) Ye'il Katooliye' - Hole Raven Bored

23) Chooka'n Na'agu - Beach Grass Medicine

24) Gilguwaa/Gilkw.uwaa - No Translation

25) Til'he'eni - Dog Salmon River

26) Gunhe'eni - Clear Spring Water

27) Gantakw He'eni - Fern Bulb River

28) Yeil Kawa guche' yei - Place Where Raven Pulled in the Food Canoe

29) Shgaadaayi He'en - Around the Mountain

40) Dinetgi Aan - Shaking Village (exact location unknown)

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