Project Jukebox

Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Hazel Apok

Interview Information: 

Hazel Apok was interviewed on April 3, 2002 by Bill Burke in Fairbanks, Alaska while she was in town working with the Project Jukebox team at the University of Alaska Fairbanks on the Kiana Village History Project Jukebox. In this interview, Hazel talks about growing up in Kiana, getting an education, and learning to live a traditional subsistence lifestyle. She discusses changes she has seen in the environment and with the animal populations, as well as how the community of Kiana has changed through time and he younger generations are faced with new hallenges. She also talks about hunting, trapping, and traditional Native food.