Olivia Esmailka

Death:Oct 1980

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Notices in this section are limited to names of those who have achieved pioneer status through many years in the North, or who are otherwise of unquestioned importance in the daily scene.


Olivia Esmailka, 106, who was born at Sixmile Village and spent all her life in or near Nulato, died in October. According to The Council, a publication of the Tanana Chiefs, Mrs. Esmailka was "a well-loved story teller and also enjoyed sewing." [Feb1981]

Source: Alaska Sportsman, Feb 1981

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