Legacy of Our Elders

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The Legacy of Our Elders is a project which documents the lives of  Alaska Native elders throughout the Tanana Chiefs Conference region. Listen to their stories of true strength and perseverance; what they went through, what they learned, and their advice for future generations.

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Volume 1

Volume 1 contains the following Elder stories:

Poldine Carlo

Trimble Gilbert

Elizabeth Fleagle

Sam Demientieff

Irene Soloman David

Nick Alexia, Sr.

Volume 2

Volume 2 contains the following Elder stories:

Don Honea, Sr.

Nancy James

Howard Luke

Joseph Maillelle

Jerry Isaac

Oline Petruska

Volume 3

Volume 3 contains the following Elder stories:

Leo Lolnitz

Paul Williams Sr.

Luke Titus

Daisy Demientieff

Roy David

Frank Miller

Volume 4

Volume 4 contains the following Elder stories:

Pauline Peter

Lorraine Titus

Sarah Silas

Bill Stevens

Luke and Alice Demientieff

Alan Anderson

Volume 5

Volume 5 contains the following Elder stories:

Peter Demoski

Elsie Pitka

Al Woods

Henry Deacon

Ruth Ridley

Peter Snow

Volume 6

Volume 6 contains the following Elder stories:

Benedict and Eliza Jones

Don Stevens

Abraham Henry

Mary Deacon

Isabelle John

Dora Esai