Alaskan Wilderness: Moose Fat and Muskrat

Andrew Zimmern goes deep into Alaska's wilderness where people hunt and gather food to get them through the long winter months. From hunting grouse to making moose head soup, Andrew gets a taste of life in the Copper River Valley.

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Andrew Zimmern in Alaska
Andrew Zimmern in Alaska

Andrew Zimmern in Alaska

Andrew Zimmern and Athabascan tribe elder Lena Charley wait for the open-fire moose head soup to cook. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern in Alaska

Andrew Zimmern in Alaska

Andrew looks on as one of the Athabascan tribesmen deftly slices up a moose nose. 960 1280

  

Smoked Alaskan salmon

Smoked Alaskan salmon

Smoked Alaskan salmon is the next item on the menu at the Athabascan feed. 960 1280

  

People gather for Athabascan song and food in Alaska

People gather for Athabascan song and food in Alaska

Athabascan men, women and children come together to celebrate their culture with a traditional Athabascan song and meal. 960 1280

  

storehouse in Alaska

storehouse in Alaska

One of the many simple yet beautiful storehouses on Lena Charley's sunlit land. 960 1280

  

Meat drying in alaska

Meat drying in alaska

Drying and preserving meat is an essential and common way of keeping the remote Athabascan tribe sustained through the winter. 960 1280

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smoked Alaskan salmon strips

smoked Alaskan salmon strips

Andrew Zimmern samples Agnes Denny's delicious smoked Alaskan salmon strips. 960 1280

  

Dog sledding in Alaska

Dog sledding in Alaska

Evelyn and her sled dogs take Andrew Zimmern for a training run. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern eats cranberries in Alaska

Andrew Zimmern eats cranberries in Alaska

Andrew Zimmern puts his gun aside for this hunt to sample fresh cranberries. 960 1280

  

cooking of the local spruce chicken in alaska

cooking of the local spruce chicken in alaska

A successful hunt comes to a close with the plucking and cooking of the local spruce chicken. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern treks through a waist-high river in Alaska

Andrew Zimmern treks through a waist-high river in Alaska

Andrew Zimmern shows off his hard-earned spoils after trekking through a waist-high river with nothing but a spear. 960 1280

  

Wrangell and Chugach mountain ranges in Chistochina, Alaska

Wrangell and Chugach mountain ranges in Chistochina, Alaska

Alaska's Chistochina surrounded by Wrangell and Chugach mountain ranges provide a breathtaking backdrop for this episode. 960 1280

  

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