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Annie Kawagley

Annie Kawagley

Annie Kawagley was a Yup'ik elder from Akiak, Alaska. She grew up in Kwethluk, Alaska and as a young woman worked at the children's home there. She moved to Akiak in 1949 to marry Solomon Kawagley. In addition to caring for her family, she worked as a community health aide and helped her husband who worked in the Native store with his father. Annie was a gifted seamstress, skin sewer, and knitter.

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