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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Kukaklek Lake Map

Kukaklek Lake Map
Description: 

Mary Ann Olympic or Dallia Andrew talk with William Schneider about places around Kukaklek Lake that they or their families have used. They provide the Yup'ik names for the places.

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Site #1: Winter reindeer herding camp

Site #2: Reindeer Lake

Site #3: Big Pike Lake

Site #4: Place where leave boat over the winter

Site #5: Aqsovik (sp?), Lookout Hill, a little mountain where used to watch for and hunt caribou

Site #6: Igiugig, where go pike fishing

Site #7: Lake

Site #8: Nunuuqtak (sp?), a long creek that goes high up into the mountains, where they would stop and rest when traveling

Site #9: Seagull Island, where would hunt seagull eggs

Site #10: Island that could walk out to in springtime

Site #11: More about the island that could walk out to in the springtime

Site #12: Fish camp

Site #13: Stone Mountain

Site #14: A cove

Site #15: Narrow spot

Site #16: Aaguluaq (sp?)

Site #17: Iggialak (sp?)

Site #18: Battle Lake

Site #19: Canoe up to this spot on Battle Lake

Site #20: Big Point/Long Point

Site #21: Atuusuraq (sp?)

Site #22: Little Deep Creek

Site #23: Big Point/Long Point

Site #24: Base of mountain

Site #25: Bear Island

Site #26: Three lakes close together

Site #27: Hunting for brown bear over the pass

Site #28: Bear hunting area during starvation time

Site #29: Lake where shot a bear located in hunting grounds for caribou

Site #30: Camp where Dallia and Mike Andrew and their family used to stay in the 1950s

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