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Xtra tuf no. 3 : The beach seiner issue

Title
Xtra tuf no. 3 : The beach seiner issue / Moe Bowstern.
Published
Portland, OR : Moe Bowstern, 2001.
Description
84 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
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Summary
30-year-old Moe Bowstern hand- and typewrites this account of her year beach seining (dragnet fishing) after eight years of working on boats. She notes differences in attitude from the grueling work on boats during salmon season to the much calmer beach seining process. She documents the history of seining in Kodiak, Alaska, and briefly touches on the Native American history before discussing commercial canneries and their effect on the local economy and fish populations. She relates several bear stories, talks about "greenhorns" (newcomers), and laments changes that take place as white people to exploit the land. She also includes contributions from guest authors who write about the dismal outlook of commercial fishing and fish farming and their impacts on the environment. The zine contains illustrations, art, photographs, recipes, book reviews and a glossary.
Contents
Howdy
These here pages
You're going beach seining
Brief history of beach seining on Karluk
Dervnia's daughters excerpt
Karluk Beach 1889
How to make a set, 1896
101 years later
Maki's seining story
Singalong
Life on the beach
Running lines
Anchor out a skiff
Treats
Squidetti
Report
Bear story or where there's growth there's death
Police beat
Brown bear facts
Sea food
Notes from Bristol Bay and King Cove
Sound advice
Knots + nets
Book reviews: Wayfarers, The Perfect Storm, The Edge of the Sea
Love makes the world go around
Glossary
In memoriam
Notes
Cover title.
Language
English
Format
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March 15, 2014
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