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Lloyd and Amelia DeWilde, Part 1
Lloyd and Amelia DeWilde

Lloyd and Amelia DeWilde were interviewed on April 15, 1999 by Mike Spindler at their cabin on Billy Hawk Creek, forty miles northwest of Huslia, Alaska for the Raven's Story radio series on KIYU-AM public radio station in Galena, Alaska. In this first part of a three part interview, the DeWildes talk about the seasonal round of subsistence, hunting ducks and geese, moose, caribou and bears, and trapping beaver, muskrat and wolves.

The interview was edited and produced by Mike Spindler.

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Archive #: Oral History 2011-06-02/03_PT.1

Project: Raven's Story Project Jukebox
Date of Interview: Apr 15, 1999
Narrator(s): Lloyd DeWilde, Amelia DeWilde
Interviewer(s): Mike Spindler
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Funding Partners:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Sections

1) Biography (3:13)

2) Subsistence seasons (3:37)

3) Geese (3:36)

4) Ducks (4:06)

5) Moose (3:42)

6) Moose and grayling (3:54)

7) Caribou (4:57)

8) Kids hunting caribou (2:52)

9) Bear abundance (3:21)

10) Had to kill eight bears (3:45)

11) Bears and cabins (4:31)

12) Hunting bears in their dens (4:16)

13) Beaver as food (3:37)

14) Trapping beaver (5:25)

15) Muskrat (3:27)

16) Wolf abundance (5:42)

17) Wolves came too close (3:07)

18) Trapping (3:49)

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