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Joseph "Joe" Tanape, Sr.

Joseph Tanape Sr.

Joseph "Joe" Tanape, Sr. was a Sugpiaq Elder from Nanwalek, Alaska. He grew up living a traditional subsistence lifestyle of fishing, trapping, and hunting, and speaking his Native Sugt'stun language. His Russian Orthodox faith was an important part of his life, including the special traditions and celebrations around the holidays. Joe was known for his hunting and trapping skills and in using a traditional skin boat.

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