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Eliza Jones, Part 1
Eliza Jones

Eliza Jones was interviewed on December 10, 2002 by Mike Spindler and Clinton Brown in Koyukuk, Alaska for the Raven's Story radio series on KIYU-AM public radio station in Galena, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Eliza talks about living a subsistence lifestyle and following traditional hunting, trapping and fishing practices. She discusses working with moose hide and duck feathers, making fish nets, and setting snares for trapping. She also talks about the effect of wildfires and floods.

The interview was edited and produced by Clinton Brown.

Digital Asset Information

Archive #: Oral History 2004-01-03_PT.1

Project: Raven's Story Project Jukebox
Date of Interview: Dec 10, 2002
Narrator(s): Eliza Jones
Interviewer(s): Mike Spindler, Clinton Brown
Location of Interview:
Funding Partners:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Sections

1) Biography (1:37)

2) Wildfires (3:31)

3) Moosehide (4:25)

4) Duck Feathers (4:21)

5) Trapping (4:01)

6) Snare Lines (3:10)

7) Making Fish Nets (4:58)

8) Geese (4:48)

9) Floods (7:22)

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