Friends and colleagues Brooke Wright (36) and Krista Heeringa (32) reminisce about meeting at a tribal management symposium and working together on a food security project out of Ruby, Alaska.

Krista asks Brooke about learning traditional and Western education alongside her kids and her work with salmon for Tanana Chiefs Conference, the Yukon River Panel, Yukon River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, and the Alaska Salmon Fellows.

This interview was recorded in collaboration with StoryCorps. Recorded by Jessie Robertson on June 18, 2018 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska. Edited by Kelsey Skonberg.

Music: “Arctic Evening” by Marcel du Preez

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