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Title:Side A: Ted & Donna Boston Side B: Vivian Tyone
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Description:How old are you Teddy? 16, born in Anchorage and raised in chistochina. What does the word subsistence mean to you? Getting meat. You like to hunt? Boring sometimes. did you ever kill a moose? once, we had a potlatch over it. What did it teach you? Sharing. do you believe that its the right way? Yeah, cause it feels good to share. Do you think it important for people your age to learn the old ways? Yeah, because people don't know very much about it. Do you want to learn the old ways yourself? Yeah but don't get around to it. We learn to dance but don't know how to sing. do you think you will ever learn the traditional lifestyle? Yeah eventually. Probably won't be hardly any more animals to shoot. Too many people. will make it harder to learn traditional ways. Grandpa taught me when to shoot animals. don't shoot a rabbit until the babies are big enough to care for themselves. Donna, 19. Ever killed a moose? no What is subsistence to you? To go hunting, kill something and eat it. Do you know the old laws? not right now What do you think about this back scatter? I don't think there will be much subsistence. It will affect subsistence. Because there will be too many people moving in. What did you learn? How to make pot holders, pick berries, could you do it again if you had to? yeah probably do you think you will ever have a chance to go back and live subsistence life? not the way things are going around here Why do you think it was easier? It wasn't easier but it was a lot better. How were they better? A lot better people, happier, healthier and stronger. Did you ever have formal training? Learned how to sew. Sew earrings and moccasin tops. Like to learn that. will you teach that to your kids what you learned? probably if I have kids. You think that Indians and white people think different? Yeah, I heard my grandparents say it. Do you think so yourself? yeah, they think different than my Grandpa. In your own way what does Indian way mean to you? Freedom, respect, life, sharing. being proud. Being independent. donna: what's the Indian way to you? Hunting, fishing, spiritual. How to thank the moose and stuff. What does it teach you to share? it makes me feel good. Lillian gave her view on pollution, cancer emphyzema, and all these diseases. Very proud to be Indian. Side B: Vivian Tyone at Lemmie Charley's home Is there a word for subsistence? No never heard of a word for subsistence. What does subsistence mean to you? never really thought about it. did you have formal training in subsistence? yeah my mom and dad taught me a lot about living off the land. Taught me not to take advantage of certain animals. Picking berries, how to tan moose hide, how to make dry fish and meat. how to dry ducks. how to dry muskrat. Knows how to cut fish learned from Mother and Grandmother. Glad to have learned that from my parents and grandparents. Do you think that Indians think different than non natives? yeah, Natives think about making living, our lifestyle. their way of lifestyle is go school, get job and go store for food. our lifestyle is different, we think about subsistence. With the back scatter do you think there will be a difference in subsistence? yeah, the old camps will no longer be accessible. Lemmie: It will make a difference with our animals. Real against the backscatter project. do you think the backscatter will affect subsistence activity? yeah, I think so. We will have a whole different way of life. It will ruin our young people. Will the Air Force be a part of that? yeah, we will have more alcohol and drug problems. That is what they will bring in. Wouldn't be good. - Vivian Will it affect subsistence? yeah, we wouldn't be able to teach our young people our way of life. . Language as given: aht
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Language (ISO639):aht
Subject:Ahtena language
English language
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Archive:  C'ek'aedi Hwnax Ahtna Regional Linguistic and Ethnographic Archive
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DateStamp:  1988-09-24
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