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Emil Berikoff

Emil Berikoff

Emil William Berikoff . Sr. was born in Wrangell, Alaska in 1944. He grew up and lived the rest of his life in Unalaska, Alaska. He worked as an equipment operator, was a commercial fisherman, was president of the Unalaska Native Fisherman's Association and Ounalashka Corporation, and was involved in the Aleut Corporation. He was married to Harriet Berikoff. Emil also was known for carrying on Aleut traditions by making traditional Aleut wood darts and throwing boards. Emil Berikoff died on December 15, 2011.

Date of Birth:
Oct 7, 1944
Date of Death:
Dec 15, 2011
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