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Pauline Peter, Part 1
Pauline Peter

Pauline Peter was interviewed on April 1, 1998 by Mike Spindler in Nulato, 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, Pauline talks about living a subsistence lifestyle based on hunting, trapping and fishing. She discusses hunting waterfowl, moose and bears, trapping beaver and wolves, and fishing for salmon, pike and whitefish. She also talks about hardships people faced, and the history of Cottonwood City.

The interview was edited and produced by Mike Spindler.

Digital Asset Information

Archive #: Oral History 99-01-03_PT.1

Project: Raven's Story Project Jukebox
Date of Interview: Apr 1, 1998
Narrator(s): Pauline Peter
Interviewer(s): Mike Spindler
Location of Interview:
Funding Partners:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Sections

1) Biography (3:57)

2) Geese (4:50)

3) Swans (3:11)

4) Hard times (3:17)

5) Cottonwood City (4:15)

6) Moose (3:38)

7) Wolves (6:47)

8) Bears (6:00)

9) Beaver (4:34)

10) Pike and whitefish (3:38)

11) Fish camp (4:59)

12) Salmon (3:10)

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