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Trimble Gilbert

Trimble Gilbert

Trimble Gilbert is a Gwich’in Athabascan Elder and speaker of Dinjii Zhuh Ginjik, the Gwich’in language. He was born in Arctic Village in 1935, where he was raised and currently resides. Trimble is a traditional chief and an Episcopal priest, as well as a renowned fiddle player and music educator who has performed throughout the United States and Canada. [Last updated in 2006]