Document 58: Archdeacon Hudson Stuck on Salmon, 1920

Quoted in Michael J. Carey, "Save the Salmon: The Carlisle Cannery on the Yukon, 1918-1921," Alaska Journal 15 (Summer 1985), p. 33.

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...the whole economy of the Yukon country is built upon dried salmon. The Nile is not more basic to the economy of Egypt...than the Yukon is to the interior of Alaska, flowing through the midst of it and bringing this noble fish.


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