- a member of a group of North American Indians who live in the region of the lower Mackenzie River in northwestern Canada and the Yukon and Porcupine rivers of northeastern Alaska.
- the Athabaskan language of the Kutchin.
Origin of Kutchin
1930–35; < Kutchin gwičin people of, dwellers at (the place specified), occurring as the final element in the names of local bands, and misunderstood as a designation for all Kutchin
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Examples from the Web for kutchin
Other North American examples are the Kutchin, who have always possessed the system of totems.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1
Crossing over to the country drained by the Yukon, we find the great Kutchin nation and to their north-east the Kenai.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3
Hubert Howe Bancroft
The Kutchin make pretty pipe-stems out of goose-quills wound about with porcupine-quills.