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Garith Nielsen

Garith Nielsen

Garith Nielsen is from Kokhanok, Alaska and his parents are John and Shirley Hill Nielsen. He grew up living at Reindeer Bay where the family hunted and fished to survive and traveled around the area by boat and dogteam. Eventually, the family moved into Kokhanok, but Garith has remained an active hunter and fisherman. During his lifetime, he has experienced a shift in transportation used in subsistence activities and has observed changes in animal populations.

Garith Nielsen appears in the following new Jukebox projects: