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Title:Huston Sanford
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Description:Huston Sanford, 67, born in Slana. Suslota, Dad's name was Sanford Charley and Mother was ? Do you have a word in your language for subsistence? Couldn't get the word. it is there just can't really hear it. Non'nes delnen? What did your parents teach you regarding subsistence? They taught me to hunt and trapping. Get married, don't talk back to your wife and don't ever fight with her. What did Frank Charley teach you about subsistence? Mostly hunting. Bring you luck. Is it important to you? It's important to my life and I like that. Do you think that Indians think in a different way than non natives about the lifestyle and subsistence? Yeah. If you kill your own game we like that. Do you think that traditional lifestyle has changed? People start to work for things changed a lot of lives, few of them hunt game. Do you think people will ever go back to lifestyle? Don't know but you never know about young kids coming up they might go back to it. We had our own law. Not like white man law. always we got somebody behind. They punish if you hunt in wrong time. Indian lifestyle. Respect Indian law. If you get too much fish then someone come and let you know when to quit so the fish don't spoil. will the back scatter make a difference to you and your lifestyle? the law will be different for me. What does subsistence mean to you? Get our game. Did ancestors hunt here also? Oh yeah Everybody share their food too. If someone get moose they share it with other people. Fish and Suslota Creek story about fish and getting fish from the creeks. Growing up in the old days. Helping kids learn the Native way. What is going to make them Indian if they don't believe in some engii? It makes them not enjoy life. Around thirty years old it comes back to you. Talk to them now and it will come back to them. We think them young kids don't listen but it will come back to them. It's good luck for them. don't know what will happen to our young people if they don't believe in engii. If there was an Indian who grew up in white man way only will he ever be a part of the Indian way? He gotta have respect for engii. What it means to him. . Language as given: aht
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Language (ISO639):aht
Subject:Ahtena language
English language
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DateStamp:  1988-09-29
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