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Benedict Jones
Eliza and Benedict Jones

Benedict Jones was interviewed on November 13, 2002 by Mike Spindler and Clinton Brown in Koyukuk, Alaska for the Raven's Story radio series on KIYU-AM public radio station in Galena, Alaska. In this interview, Benedict talks about his subsistence lifestyle of hunting, trapping and fishing and his observations related to various fish and wildlife species, including salmon and pike, muskrats, beavers, bears, wolves, and caribou. He also talks about using dogteams for transportation and participating in dogteam races.

The interview was edited and produced by Clinton Brown.

Digital Asset Information

Archive #: Oral History 2004-01-04

Project: Raven's Story Project Jukebox
Date of Interview: Nov 13, 2002
Narrator(s): Benedict Jones
Interviewer(s): Mike Spindler, Clinton Brown
Location of Interview:
Funding Partners:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Sections

1) Biography (3:04)

2) Trapping (4:39)

3) Salmon (3:45)

4) Muskrats (4:45)

5) Flooding (5:49)

6) Mushing (3:58)

7) Dog Racing (5:50)

8) Caribou (3:04)

9) Pike (3:23)

10) Berries (3:54)

11) Beaver Trapping (3:41)

12) Beaver (4:32)

13) Black Bear Den (3:04)

14) Bear (3:31)

15) Wolves (4:39)

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