Author Archives: learningfromhowardluke
This is about the old trail to Healy Lake, and then morphs into some other history and life lessons.
What to say in Lower Tanana Athabaskan when the weather’s bad:
What to say and what it means if you sneeze in your left or right ear.
Most nights after dinner Howard sits in his chair by the woodstove and I work at some bit of leather or carving, and he tells stories. Not just stories, but most everything you need to know about having a good … Continue reading
Everyone’s invited to a traditional talking circle this Saturday (Dec 8) at 2pm at camp. Bring a little food to share if you’re inspired to. Call for directions or a ride across the river if you need them – 907-590-9846. … Continue reading
Kat sent me this story she wrote ten years ago about an eventful fish camp at Howard’s. Fish Wheel Wars Notes from the Other Side of the Tanana River. Dateline: Fairbanks, Alaska, July, 1996 I’ve been gone two weeks to … Continue reading