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Voices of Alaska: Senator must support subsistence rights

...after the State closed our family's upriver traditional fish camp that had existed and fed our family for centuries. I...any bold decisions, he chose to visit our family's fish camp, meet my mother and learn about the core reason for The...
Search suspended for missing Kasilof kayaker

...they found his truck on the beach near his family's fish camp near South Coho Highway at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday...they found his truck on the beach near his family's fish camp near South Coho Highway at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday...
Nancy Holman

...Abbie (daughter of Chief Thomas) and Noah Albert on September 8th, 1919. Nancy was raised with her 15 siblings in fish camps and winter traplines along the Tanana and Wood Rivers living a subsistence lifestyle. Nancy attended school at the St...
Breaking the silence: Sharing the journey of growing up Dena'ina

...on the screen behind him of a young Leggett standing on the bank of the Kenai River with a salmon. "I didn't go to fish camp, I didn't get to help pull in the net like at Fire Island," he said. "No, we went fishing like everybody else...

...San Diego, Ca. With encouragement from his father, Paul became an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt, skeet shoot, fish, camp, swim and dive for abalone. Following his graduation from San Diego High School, Paul enlisted in the U.S. Army...
Pulling the past into the present

...recreation of a contemporary full-size fish camp at the entrance of the exhibit greets...exhibit's opening festivities. The fish camp is a surreal representation in that...specifically Dena'ina who still work at fish camps. "It's not just about the fish...
Hands-on learing: Carving project highlights modern aspects of apprenticeship tradition

...of the Aak'w Kwaan Tlingit. The land where the Gajaa Hit building stands was traditionally used as a Tlingit summer fish camp. The building was constructed in the 1970s as a community center, and in 2000, Tlingit elder Cecilia Kunz renamed it...
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Kenaitze tribe sponsors Dena'ina Athabascan exhibit in Anchorage

...Dena'ina now. Walking into the exhibition, you're greeted with a recreation of a contemporary full-size fish camp based on a Dena'ina fish camp across Cook Inlet in Nondalton. Also seen is a smoke house flown in from Pedro Bay. In the last section...
More to learn, and more to share

...Huch'ulyeshi: The Dena'ina Way of Living illustrates that connection with cultural exhibits, such as a recreation of a fish camp, where youth learn through working with their family.That type of connection can benefit us all, whether it's parents...
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look

...Barrington reported a 103-pound king at Dawson City. A fish camp photo from 1913 notes kings so large "their weight stops...Territory depended on the Yukon kings for food. But the fish camps that used to number in the many hundreds have vanished...
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