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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Damaris "Dee" Mortvedt

Art and Damaris Mortvedt

Damaris "Dee" Mortvedt came to Alaska in 1967 as a school teacher. She taught in Cordova, Nome, Tok, Kenny Lake, Shungnak, and Manley Hot Springs. She met Art Mortvedt at a campground at Jewel Cave National Monument in South Dakota, when she was driving to Alaska. They married in 1978. At the time of the interview with her and Art in 2002, they were running the Peace of Selby Wilderness Lodge at Selby Lake in the Brooks Range.

Damaris "Dee" Mortvedt appears in the following new Jukebox projects: