Fred Clark (61) speaks with new colleague Kurt Eilo (54) about his family, his ancestors’ forced removal from the Midwest to Kansas, and how he reconnected with his heritage as an adult. They also discuss the evolution of the Alaska Forum on the Environment.

This interview was recorded in collaboration with StoryCorps. Recorded by Bob Bolton on February 14, 2018 during the Alaska Forum on the Environment at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska. Edited by Kelsey Skonberg.

Music: “Arctic Evening” by Marcel du Preez

Alaska Voices
Making connections with neighbors and ancestors