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FANNY FISHER
KÁRUK BASKETWEAVER - STORYTELLER

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Káruk elder Fanny Fisher was raised on the Salmon River, in Scott Valley, California, 

at the foot of the Marble Mountain Wilderness. A quiet, knowledgable cultural practitioner, Fanny's greatest joy was talking with the people of the Klamath and Salmon Rivers, sharing stories about the old Káruk ways. A proficient basketweaver, she also enjoyed collecting acorns and pine nuts. Blessed with a smile that was “worth more than anything”, Fanny was loved by all who knew her.