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Margie Attla
Marjorie Attla 2002, Marjorie Attla 2018

Marjorie "Margie" Attla was interviewed on November 14, 2002 by Mike Spindler and Clinton Brown in Galena, Alaska for the Raven's Story radio series on KIYU-AM public radio station in Galena, Alaska. In this interview, Margie talks about living a subsistence-based lifestyle of hunting, trapping, and fishing and her observations and experiences with wildlife and fish. She discusses beavers, caribou, fish, geese, muskrats, rabbits, and wolves. She also talks about berrypicking, food preparation and preservation, being prepared for cold weather, climate change, fishing and life at fish camp, and traveling by dogteam.

The interview was edited and produced by Clinton Brown.

Digital Asset Information

Archive #: Oral History 2004-01-06

Project: Raven's Story Project Jukebox
Date of Interview: Nov 14, 2002
Narrator(s): Marjorie "Margie" Attla
Interviewer(s): Mike Spindler, Clinton Brown
Location of Interview:
Funding Partners:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Sections

1) Biography (1:28)

2) Beaver (3:07)

3) Berry Story (2:43)

4) Berries -- Different Kinds (3:21)

5) Berry Picking (2:43)

6) Preserving Berries (2:19)

7) Caribou (3:15)

8) Childhood Lesions (2:39)

9) Children (2:48)

10) Climate Changes (3:16)

11) Cold Weather Clothing (3:41)

12) Fish Camp Story (3:39)

13) Fish Camp (2:40)

14) Geese (2:20)

15) Muskrats (2:23)

16) Rabbits (3:26)

17) Seining (2:18)

18) Trapping (3:11)

19) Travel by Dogs (3:39)

20) Travel by Dogs #2 (3:05)

21) Ways to Prepare Fish (2:15)

22) Wolves (3:09)

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