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Athabascan Fiddling News:

Big Mouth Films in New York has released a documentary, "Arctic Son"
The film is about the Njootli family in Old Crow.

Photo credit: Big Mouth Productions

Where to find some Gwich'in Athabascan Fiddle Music:

Athabascan Old-Time Fiddle Festival: Fairbanks, AK / November 7-10, 2007
A rollicking blend of Indian, Scottish Orcadian and French-Canadian music. 907-452-1825

Next Gwich'in Gathering, End of July? 2008
Biennial event at alternating villages. Next event is in 2008.
Location and date TBA.

23rd Annual Midway Lake Music Festival: Fort McPherson, N.W.T., End of July 2008
Events include live entertainment, "Old Time Dances", jigging contest, and canoe races. This event is put on by the Gwich`in Tribal Council in Fort McPherson, N.W.T.
Teetl'it Gwich'in Volunteers put on the festival and can be reached at (867) 952-2330 or (867) 952-2045

CHON FM will be broadcasting live from the festival this year.

 

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