We are pleased to present our April 2019 Native words of the month. Thank you to our translators Irene Solomon Arnold (Tanacross) and Avis Sam (Upper Tanana).


April - Tenh

Tenh = Ice

Kʼáhménʼ dą́ʼą tenh téedéek = The ice went out this morning.

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Upper Tanana


Tänh = Ice

Tänh na’elxįį dänh. = Ice melting now.

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For more translations, view our Native word of the month archives on the Foundation website.