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Bertha Beaver

Bertha Beaver

Bertha Beaver was a Yup'ik elder raised in Kasigluk, Alaska where she learned to fish and haul wood, as well as sew, cut fish, and cook. She lived with foster parents and took care of them when they became ill. She moved to Akiak, Alaska around 1950 when she got married at age sixteen. She raised nine children. Bertha passed away in May 2007.

Date of Birth:
Sep 12, 1936
Date of Death:
May 16, 2007
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