1969 Lorene's birthday party. Back center and to the right across back row: Stanley Johnson, Cora Cleveland, Lillian Johnson, Lydia Douglas. A short woman, Evelyn Barr, Minnie Gray, Oliver, Shield Downey. L to right front: Gerald, Jacob Johnson, Marc Cleveland, Edna Griest, Dora Johnson, Olive Cleveland, Catherine Cleveland, Marie Wood, Lorene, Gladys Downey
1969 Lorene's birthday party. L to Right: Eleanor Cleveland, Gladys Downey, Lula Gray, Olive Clevand, Lillian Johnson, and in front Edna Griest, Elsie Douglas. On right back left: Cora Cleveland, Lorene, Evelyn Barr, catherine Cleveland, Lydia Douglas, Minnie Gray, Marie Wood, and Dora Johnson in front.
Beautiful light at noon, Ambler.
Brief sun in midwinter-taken at noon.
1960s Caribou on the thawing Kobuk River near Ambler.tif
1965 Dorene's birthday in ours house.
1969 Gary put a sail on our river boat.
Late 1960s Christmas program at church. L to R: Maude Cleveland, Gladys Downey, Olive Cleveland, Maude Foxglove, Minnie Gray, Dora Johnson, Jacob Johnson.
Late 1960s Christmas program at Friends church.
Late 1960s Playing at a birthday party with baloons.
1960s Gary Bringing in a load of wood with our snow traveler. Outhouse in background.
1960s Gary, Oliver and Dorene sawing lumber at our sawmill.
Late 1960s Dorene in her muskrat parka and caribou skin, oogruk bottom mukluks.
Late 1960s Dorene studying in woodpile.
Late 1960s Gary carrying lumber cut on our mill.tif
1960s Lorene on bridge Oliver built across our creek This was the trail to town.
Gary in his kayak he made, on Kobuk River.
Gerald checking white fish net.
Late 1060s. Twin Otter mail plane on dirt strip behind town.
Late 1960s Gary and Dorene cutting caribou meat for drying.tif
1960s Jacob Johnson ringing the bell for the Ambler Friends Church.
Perehaps Shield Downey behind Bob, Carie Uhl to the left washing plates
Head Start teacher and kids.
1967 Falltime. Looking across Kobuk River.
Moon over the village.
Oliver making pemican in our house.
Woman fishing from the float of a small plane. Kotzebue.
1967 Ice fishing Maude Cleveland .
Chester Saavok and wife by sod house.
Episcopal church built by Oliver. Richard worked on his crew.
Oliver and Lorene-Oliver ready to fly to Ktz.
1960s Midnight sun in front of Kotzebue.
1969 Dorene picking blueberries. Birch bark basket Dorene made, spruce root calutuk made by Oliver, pack made by Dorene.
1969 Mama Lorene cooking breakfast on outdoor stove.
1969 Oliver and sheefish in river boat Oliver made.
1969 Party by Friends Church - Ambler. Late on a summer night
1969 Sarah Tickett and Dora Johnson in summer in front of our house.
Late 1969 Baskets Lorene collected to sell to the Jade store in Kotz.
1960s Ronald&Evelyn Barr with Don&Mary&Alvin anniversary. At our house .
1968 Gary's birthday. Back row: ? Emily Douglas, Peter Douglas, Dorene, Mina Griest, Alice Lee, Griest, Charlie Tickett. Front row R to LeftTony Jones, Frankie Jones, Lee, Gerald.
1969 Dorene cooking breakfast. Outdoor stove in front of our house. Using Blazo box as a table.
1960s Two of our sled dogs
1964? Dorene Gary Oliver by our sawmill, Ambler.
1969 Gary's birthday in our Ambler house.Mabel Johnson, Mina Griest, Emily Douglas, Griest, Charlie Tickett, Bottom Row R to L. Carrol Gray, Tony Jones Lee, Gerald, Frankie Jones.
Late 1960s Friends Church pastors. Lorena and ? Williams
Late 1960s Gary and Christmas tree in our house.
1960s Meal time in Kiana. Dora Johnson on the left. Eating frozen fish, dried fish, and seal oil.
1960s Singing at quarterly meeting.
1968 Our new cache built by Richard, Dorene and Gerald, by our new house.
1950s Reindeer near Kotzebue.
1950s Whaling Boat and whale.
1960s, Kotzebue. Fur Seal harem
1966? Ricky and sheefish near our house, Ambler.
Late 1960s Lena Saterlee and Jimmy Jones and us moving up-river to Ambler.
1960s at Sesolik. Forget-me-not.
1960s Oogruk skin stretched to dry.
1960s Our dog named Sno-Traveler near Lena Saterlees Kotzebue house where we stayed several summers.
1960s Schiller's canoe with sail.
1960s Taking blubber off the skin.Kotzebue.
1960s Washing muktuk ( white whale blubber and skin) in Kotzebue sound.
1950s Fresh ugruk-Kotzebue.
1968 May. Spring ice breaking up.
1968, spring. Main entry door of old house.
Fireweed in full bloom. Ambler in June.
1950s Carving ivory. Kotzebue, AK. Wearing beaver skin parka with wolf ruff. Ruffon right is wolverine skin.
1960s Mary Curtis playing harmonica. Cora Cleveland on far right, Harold Beck on left, both facing audience
1960s Wood stove Richard made out of oil barrel. With nice oven.
1968 Food for spring potlatch.
1968 Sarah Tickett and baby.
1968 Serving at Potlatch
1960s Pastor Fred Walton & wife-George & Maggie Melton.
1960s Selawik Choir.
1967 Dorene with Rosa Downey Emily Douglas playing a game at kitchen table.
1967 Our family Christmas.
1968 Gary's birthday. ? Charlie Tickett, Bobby Jones, Mina Griest, Alice Lee, Mabel Johson, Perhaps Griest? behind, Tony Jones in red sweater, ? Gerald (Gary) ? Griest, Carroll Grey
1960s Winter sun.
1965? Our workshop in winter.
1966? Gary, Charlie Tickett and Carroll Grey in our house Charlie sitting on Richard's bed.
1966? Maude Cleveland in front of her house.
1967? Lorene in parka mukluks and wolf head mittens near our house.
1950s A mother putting baby on her back underneath the parka. Wolf and wolverine ruff.
1964? Olive Cleveland jigging for grayling.
1965? Eleanor Cleveland fishing.
1965? Minnie Gray fishing through the ice for grayling. Wolf ruff with wolverine on the inside closest to the face.
1965? Nelson Griest fishing.
1966? Clara Lee making birch bark baskets.
1968 Don, Mary and Alvin Williams in our house.
1950s Reindeer fawn.
1967 Dora Johnson cutting up a moose.
1967 Richard leaving for Fairbanks to go to University of Alaska.
Around 1967 Cora Cleveland's house and church.
Cora Cleveland (married to Truman) cutting fish.
1965 or 1966 Richard Cameron with Sheefish on our Ambler property.
1966 Oliver and Lorene Cameron Family standing in front of our first sod igloo in Ambler.
1967 Jacob Johnson butchering a moose.
1965 Richard's (Ricky) 17th Birthday.
08-10-196x Lorene and Joyce's Birthday. Joyce and Dan Denslow's house, Ambler
1965 Gary and Carroll Gray-kayak .
1965 Lorene standing on bank above Kobuk River.
1967 or 68 -Cache built by Richard and Dorene and Gerald