Sarah Simon was interviewed on February 10, 1993 by Wendy Arundale and Eliza Jones at Peggy Thompson's house in Fairbanks, Alaska for the Koyukok River History Project. In this interview, Sarah talks about living a traditional subsistence lifestyle based upon hunting, trapping and fishing. She shares her experiences of life at spring camp, cooking for lots of people, and how people enjoyed being at spring camp. She also talks about family relationships and life at summer fish camp. (Photograph of Sarah Simon on the bank of the Koyukok River in Allakaket, Alaska in the summer of 2005 by Peggy Patterson.)
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Project: Raven's Story
Date of Interview: Feb 10, 1993
Narrator(s): Sarah Simon
Interviewer(s): Wendy Arundale, Eliza Jones
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1) Fishing and hunting in the spring and cooking for lots of people and having a great time.
2) The interview continues in Athabascan.
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Section 1: Simon, Lee -- husband\ Old Maggie -- death\ husband -- parents\ Old Julius\ fishing\ fish -- net\ fish -- cutting\ husband\ lake\ hunting -- ducks\ Old Man Creek\ mother\ Aunt Suzy\ cooking\ fish\ ducks\ people -- eating\ people -- happiness\ muskrat\ season -- (Athabascan) spring\ (Athabascan)\ water -- level\ water -- speed\ fish camp\ Hope, Ludy\ Eskimo|
Section 2: Hope, Ludy\ Eskimo\ family relationship\ fish camp\ summer|