Trimble Gilbert – 2nd Traditional Chief

gilbert_berryTrimble 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 the Second Traditional Chief of the Tanana Chiefs Conference region, an Episcopal priest, as well as a renowned fiddle player and music educator who has performed throughout the United States and Canada.