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Stitchin' in the Wilds of Alaska

Posted by Julie or Chris Jackson on

Meet Subversive Stitcher Kendra! She works as the fish ticket clerk at a salmon processing plant on Bristol Bay. She arrives in early May and works until about August 1. They process sockeye salmon, mostly for the domestic market and by mid-July she’d helped process just over 5 million pounds; last year they did about 8 million, a record year bay-wide.  Kendra says, “It is a crazy business, but I’m (mostly) glad to be part of this still thriving wild fishery!” Here are some photos of what it's like stitching out in the wilds of Alaska: My cabin—a 20’ container...

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