Haa Atxaayi Haa Kusteeyix Sitee

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Alaska Region, 2005 - Alaska - 50 pages
 

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Page 14 - ... hemlock branches. We hauled the fish and laid them close together on top of the branches, flesh down toward the branches. When the area was filled, another layer of branches was thrown on top of the other and another layer of cod went on top, etc., until the cod were all gone. The final stages were to cover the last layer of fish with a thick layer of branches so it will get some air. We would cover it and leave it for four days and three nights. In the meantime, preparation was being made in...
Page v - When I was asked by the Forest Service to write a new preface for The Subsistence Lifeway, I was initially flattered to hear that a new edition would soon be available. Then I reflected upon how old their request made me feel, since the first edition was completed over 20 years ago. When I started to work with Dick Newton on this project in 1979...
Page ix - L'uknax.ddi and Al McKinley, Aanx Iskoox, moderated the meeting. Fourteen Elders and nine representatives of federally-recognized Tribes from Angoon, Juneau, Ketchikan, and Sitka participated in the workshop. Participants supported the initiative to change the title, endorsed the concept of a sequel, and offered ideas about the scope of the sequel. A month later, Goldbelt hosted a lunch for the moderators of the workshop with Frank C. White, Sr., T'awydat, Kaagwaantaan Leader, to discuss the reprint...
Page viii - Tlingit title for the third edition would be appropriate: ". . .I agree that the word 'subsistence' right now is met with many different emotions. I am so impressed that you have been meeting with various elders to guide you in the process of the next publication.
Page 45 - ... razor clams (Siliqua patula) kanals'aak - squirrel kanalxee - using skunk cabbage as a cooking pot kaneilts' ukw - stump berry, black currant (Ribes lacustre) kaneilts' ukw kayaani - stump berry or black currant leaves kax.adulx'as...
Page ix - Our Food is our Tlingit Way of Life: Excerpts of Oral Interviews." Nora and Richard Dauenhauer reviewed and commented on the group's recommendation; they advised changing the order of the words to "Haa Atxaayi Haa Kusteeyix Sitee...
Page 45 - ... slicing the salmon for drying kaxweix - highbush cranberries (Viburnum edule) keel k'wat'i - murrelet eggs (Brachyramphus marmoratus or Synthliboramphus antiquus) keet - killerwhale (Orcinus orca) keidladi k'wat'i - seagull eggs (Larus spp.) k'eikaxetl'k - Jacob's berry, bunchberry (Cornus canadensis) k'eit - new growth of the salmonberry plant (Rubus spectabilis) k'incheiyi - rosehips (Rosa nootkana) kindachooneit - mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) k'ink...
Page ix - ... emotions. I am so impressed that you have been meeting with various elders to guide you in the process of the next publication." On June 1-2, 2004, the Forest Service, Goldbelt Corporation, and the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska sponsored a...

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