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Arnold Brower, Sr., Interview 2, Part 2
Arnold Brower, Sr.

This is the continuation of an interview with Arnold Brower, Sr. (Tiġitquuraq) on January 21, 1983 by Bill Schneider and Wendy Arundale at his home in Barrow, Alaska (now known as Utqiaġvik) to review what he said in a previous interview on March 11, 1982 and how it was written up in the Chipp-Ikpikpuk and Meade Rivers Oral History Project final report. In this second part of a two part interview, Arnold talks about petroleum exploration, geneological information, traveling the countryside around Barrow, and herding reindeer. Arnold's wife, Emily, is also present during the interview and sometimes provides comments from the background. (IHLC Tape #00075)

Digital Asset Information

Archive #: Oral History 87-102-04

Project: Chipp-Ikpikpuk and Meade Rivers Project Jukebox
Date of Interview: Jan 21, 1983
Narrator(s): Arnold Brower, Sr.
Interviewer(s): Bill Schneider, Wendy Arundale
People Present: Emily Brower
Location of Interview:
Funding Partners:
North Slope Borough, Iñupiat History, Language and Culture Commission
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Sections

1) Petroleum exploration.

2) Emily's and Arnold's genealogical information.

3) Decisions Arnold made to go into the country.

4) People who herded reindeer with Arnold.

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Section 1: cat trains\ environment - damage\ trails\ lake - drainage|

Section 2: Hopson, Alfred\ Hopson, Maggie\ Barrow\ Hopson, Fred\ Liverpool, England\ Assigak\ Point Hope\ Asiaŋŋataq\ Shishmaref\ Itta\ Halkett\ Iluchiak\ Brower, Sr., Charles\ Asiaŋŋataq\ Shishmaref\ Alluiksi\ identity - racial|

Section 3: Brower, Sr., Thomas\ Barrow\ Brower, Sr., Charles\ choices - education\ reindeer - herding\ choices - lifestyle\ reactions - parental|

Section 4: companies - reindeer\ herds - Cape Halkett\ Chipp River\ Meade River\ herds - Barrow county\ herds - Wainwright county\ identification markings\ Brower, Arnold\ Rexford, Herman\ Kaktovik\ Neakok, Arthur\ Okakok, Bert\ Kukulan, Mark\ Edwardsen, Sr., Charlie\ Edwardsen, Eddie\ Ningeok, Jonas\ reindeer - training\ herds - NANA\ reindeer - care|