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David and Kitty David, Interview 2
KItty and David David

David and Kitty David were interviewed in February 2004 by Eric Mack in Allakaket, Alaska for the Raven's Story radio series on KIYU-AM public radio station in Galena, Alaska. In this interview, the Davids talk about living a traditional subsistence lifestyle based on hunting, trapping and fishing and the challenges of raising a family at remote camp locations. They talk about their own childhoods of growing up at camps, traveling by dogteam, hunting in the moutains, attending church, and earning money as firefighters. Kitty tells some traditional Athabascan scary stories and they mention the 1994 flood on the Koyukuk River.

The interview was edited and produced by Clinton Brown.

Digital Asset Information

Archive #: Oral History 2004-01-26

Project: Raven's Story Project Jukebox
Date of Interview: Feb 1, 2004
Narrator(s): David David, Kitty David
Interviewer(s): Eric Mack
Location of Interview:
Funding Partners:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Sections

1) Biography (2:02)

2) Kitty Growing Up (3:44)

3) David Growing Up at Camp (4:01)

4) Kitty's Father Traveled by Dog Team (4:12)

5) Going to Spring Camp (3:13)

6) Raising the Family at Camp (4:08)

7) Church Clothes (2:55)

8) Hunting (3:49)

9) Kitty Tells Scary Stories (4:35)

10) Sod Houses (3:17)

11) Firefighting (2:56)

12) Hunting in the Mountains (4:05)

13) Flood of 1994 (2:42)

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