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Traditional knowledge and fishing practices of the Ahtna of the Copper River, Alaska

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Year
2002

Citation

Simeone, William, and Kari, James, 2002, Traditional knowledge and fishing practices of the Ahtna of the Copper River, Alaska: Alaska Department of Fish and Game Division of Subsistence: Juneau, AK, v. No. 270.

Summary

For over 1,000 years the Ahtna Athabascan people have fished for salmon in the Copper River and its tributatries. During that time they have gained a considerable knowledge of the salmon. THis report provides an overview of that knowledge including information on the Ahtna taxonomy of salmon and other fish, salmon life history, factors influencing the movement of salmon, harvesting devices and the preparation of fish, the traditional management system, and legends and stories about salmon.

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6127 records
Reference File
NWBLCC-20160503-Saved.xml

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Alternate Titles

  • Alaska Department of Fish and Game Subsistence Technical Paper No. 270

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