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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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