NOAA Fisheries | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Mike Mitchell

Oral history interview with Mike Mitchell.

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang San Francisco, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?
Kyle Pemberton

Oral history interview with Kyle Pemberton.

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang Half Moon Bay, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?
Tom Genochio

Oral History Interview with Tom Genochio.

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang Half Moon Bay, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?
Roger Salisbury

Oral history interview with Roger Salisbury. 

Kristine Lesyna, Susan Wang Half Moon Bay, CA NOAA Fisheries, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Commercial Fishermen in the California Halibut Trawl Fishery: Who does your local seafood come from?
Apayu Moore

Apayu is an artist based out of Aleknagik, Alaska, who grew up subsistence fishing. Apayu recounts her memories of fishing with her father as a child and her return to subsistence fishing after college. Apayu addresses complex questions, such as the meaning of a subsistence lifestyle and what it means to her to be Yup’ik.

Kim Sparks , Christopher Maines Dillingham, AK Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center , Bristol Bay Native Association , NOAA Preserve America Initiative Women in Alaska Fisheries
Lindsay Layland

Lindsay Layland is a commercial fisher based in Dillingham, Alaska, and also works as the Deputy Director at United Tribes of Bristol Bay (UTBB).

Anna Lavoie, Jean Lee Dillingham, AK Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center , Bristol Bay Native Association , NOAA Preserve America Initiative Women in Alaska Fisheries
Annette Caruso

Annette Caruso is a retired fisherwoman who has participated in both the drift and set net commercial fishery. In this interview Annette talks about environmental changes she’s witnessed, including tundra fires, increased bear activity and increased tundra cotton. She also discusses her personal history in the area, including how her grandparents and mother grew up, as well as how she got started drift netting with her father.

Kim Sparks , Kitty Sopow Naknek, AK Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center , Bristol Bay Native Association , NOAA Preserve America Initiative Women in Alaska Fisheries
Joanne Nelson

Joanne Nelson has been a resident of Dillingham, Alaska, since 1952. She wrote Guide to the Birds of Southwest Alaska and has taught courses on home canning and smoking salmon through the Marine Advisory Program.  In this interview Joanne recounts her memories of moving from Idaho to Alaska as a young woman to work in a hand-pack cannery on Nushagak Bay. She also shares some of her knowledge of local medicinal plants and talks about her family’s experiences practicing subsistence.

Anna Lavoie, Jean Lee, Christopher Maines Dillingham, AK Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center , Bristol Bay Native Association , NOAA Preserve America Initiative Women in Alaska Fisheries
Esther Ilutsik

Esther Ilutsik is the Director for Yup’ik Studies for the Southwest Region Schools in Dillingham, Alaska. She learned to set net fish as a child and commercial fished throughout her life at her family’s fish camp in Ekuk. In this interview Esther recounts her experiences of fishing with her mother and the social and environmental changes she has observed in Ekuk.

Anna Lavoie, Jean Lee, Christopher Maines Dillingham, AK Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center , Bristol Bay Native Association , NOAA Preserve America Initiative Women in Alaska Fisheries
Edalena Ribas

In this oral history interview Ms. Ribas talks about her life in Portugal, meeting her husband and immigrating to the United States. It also talks about her life as a fisherman's wife in Provincetown, Massachusetts on Cape Cod.

Patricia Pinto da Silva Unknown NOAA Fisheries Women in the New England Fisheries