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Priscilla Russell

Priscilla Russell (Kari) is an ethnobotanist and anthropologist who has done cultural research projects in Southwestern and Southcentral Alaska since the 1980s. She has conducted oral history interviews in the Lake Iliamna and Katmai regions, and is the author and co-author of many reports and studies about Alaska Native cultures, place names, and resource use, including Tanaina Plantlore, Dena'ina K'et'una: An Ethnobotany of the Dena'ina People of Southcentral Alaska (1987), Bird Traditions of the Lime Village Area Dena'ina: Upper Stony River Ethno-Ornithology with co-author George West (UA Press, 2003), and Alutiiq Plantlore: An Ethnobotany of the Peoples of Nanwalek and Port Graham, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (2011).


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