Project Jukebox

Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Leo Jackson

Interview Information: 

Leo Jackson was interviewed by Bill Schneider, Hazel Apok, and Eileen Devinney on February 28, 2002 in Kiana, Alaska. In this interview, Leo talks about his family background, his childhood in the old village of Kiana, and using dog teams for transportation. He also discusses working in the mining industry, changes he has seen in the environment and the community, and what he thinks the younger generation should know about Kiana, living a traditional subsistence lifestyle, and abiding by Iñupiaq values.

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