Earthquake Stories from Minto and Nenana, Alaska

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dc.description.abstract This item contains two recorded interviews in Minto and Nenana, as well as a document with the interview transcripts and additional notes. Also included in the notes is a summary of an unrecorded interview with Geraldine Charlie in Minto. The recorded interviews are archived at the Alaska Film Archives, Alaska and Polar Regions Collections & Archives, UAF Rasmuson Library. The Nenana interview can be watched at this link: [ ]. The Minto interview can be watched at this link: [ ]. The main topic of the interviews is the 1947 magnitude 7+ earthquake that occurred near Healy, Alaska. The earthquake was felt by six elders in these interviews: Bergman Silas, Sarah Silas, Henry Ketzler, Caroline Ketzler, Paul Esau, and Geraldine Charlie. Also discussed is the 1937 magnitude 7+ earthquake that occurred near Salcha, Alaska, as well as the 1912 volcanic eruption of Novarupta (Katmai). en_US
dc.description.sponsorship These interviews were collected as part of a project funded by the National Science Foundation, grant EAR-1352688, “CAREER: Intraplate tectonics and deep crustal faulting in rural Alaska”. Support was also provided from a subaward from IRIS to UAF ("University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute in Support of EarthScope’s Transportable Array"). This subaward is awarded under Cooperative Agreement No. EAR-1261681 issued by the National Science Foundation under CFDA No. 47.050. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents [1] Overview [2] Table of Contents [3] Edited transcript of Minto interview [6] Full transcript of Minto interview [17] Edited transcript of Nenana interview [21] Full transcript of Nenana interview [35] Notes on interview with Geraldine Charlie [37] Fairbanks Daily New-Miner obituary for Geraldine Charlie en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject earthquakes; oral history; Alaska; 1947 earthquake en_US
dc.title Earthquake Stories from Minto and Nenana, Alaska en_US
dc.type Recording, oral en_US
dc.type Report en_US

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