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Rita Koyukuk

Rita Koyukuk

Rita Koyukuk is a Koyukon Athabascan elder from Hughes, Alaska. She is the daughter of Susie Williams from Hughes. Alaska. She grew up living a traditional subsistence lifestyle along the Koyukuk River moving from camp to camp following the seasons and the availability of fish and game. She is known for her talents as a skin and fur sewer.

Rita Koyukuk appears in the following new Jukebox projects: