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Kim Aspelund

Kim Aspelund

Kim Aspelund is Tlingit and Alutiiq originally from Cordova, Alaska. Her family name is Webber. Her dad was Tlingit from Katella, and her mom was Alutiiq from Ellamar (a village near Valdez, Alaska). She also has Eyak blood through her family history. She was born and raised in Cordova and grew up commercial fishing on her family's boat. Kim worked at Southcentral Foundation in Anchorage, Alaska and in the Palmer-Wasilla area for thirteen years, where she focused on traditional healing and medicine, plant use education, and taught a series of health classes through the health education department. She currently lives in Palmer, Alaska, and forages for local traditional plants and uses them in food and traditional medicines.

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