Lucy Beaver, Skinsewer

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Gretchen McManus; Associate Producer Elizabeth Mayock; Executive Producer John A. McDonald
Sophie Polk
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Establishing shot: Main street of Bethel, Alaska, with Lucy Beaver walking in sealskin garments.
Named locations: Nunapitchuk, Bethel, Kuskokwim Community College
Major themes covered:  The KYUK TV Productions Collection: Lucy Beaver explains and demonstrates the native craft of sewing animal skins into useful product from her home in Bethel, Alaska
Native activities shown:  Skin preparation and sewing; storytelling.
Individuals Named: Lucy Beaver, born October 10, 1914.  Her husbdand, George Beaver, was the great grandson of one of the three founding "old women" of Bethel.
Native language spoken: Moravian hymn sung in Yupik; Lucy explains her craft in Yupik.
Audible: yes, under English translated voiceover.
Noteworthy elements:  In addition to demonstrating her craft, Lucy shares information about her life, her eleven children, and her involvement with the Moravian Church.
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