Tonya Kaloa (30) talks with fellow farmer Krista Heeringa (31) about growing up in Tyonek and reconnecting with the land by working with students on a community farm.

This interview was recorded in collaboration with StoryCorps. Recorded by Bob Bolton on February 15, 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

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