Justin Patsy was interviewed on October 26, 1997 by Mike Spindler in Nulato, Alaska for the Raven's Story radio series on KIYU-AM public radio station in Galena, Alaska. In this interview, Justin talks about living a traditional subsistence lifestyle based upon hunting, trapping, fishing and gathering. He discusses hunting bears, ducks, geese and ptarmigan, trapping beavers, muskrat and rabbits, and life at fish camp and using a fish trap. He also talks about the challenges of such a lifestyle, including almost starving, rough traveling conditions, being shot, and making accurate weather predictions.
The interview was edited and produced by Clinton Brown.
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1) Biography (1:50)
2) Almost Starving (4:17)
3) Beaver (3:31)
4) Berries (3:28)
5) Bear Meat (2:29)
6) Brown Bear Den (3:02)
7) Brown Bear Luck (4:18)
8) Disappearing Muskrats (3:24)
9) Ducks and Geese (4:14)
10) Fish Camp (3:28)
11) Fish Traps (2:36)
12) Getting Shot (3:09)
13) Living in the Day (2:29)
14) Rabbits and Ptarmigan (3:00)
15) Spring Out (3:20)
16) Rough Trip (3:45)
17) Traditional Weather Forecasts (2:47)
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