Sattie Fisher grew up in a subsistence hunting household in Yakama Nation. Her family values taught her to appreciate the bounty of the land — from berries to fish, to elk and deer. In this episode, Sattie joins Artemis to talk about her hunting culture, being identified as a ‘female hunter,’ and evolving expectations of gender roles.

  • 2:50 – On studying wildlife and fisheries at Salish Kootenai College
  • 4:10 – The logic that gets you a half-eaten banana in your freezer
  • 5:15 – Serviceberries at your service!
  • 5:45 – Lingcod, or halibut?
  • 6:30 – Growing up in a family where hunting is subsistence, not sport
  • 8:10 – Catching crickets, it’s a fishing skill
  • 10:30 – Family traditions for a first kill
  • 11:55 – On giving away your first kill
  • 14:00 – The ritual of honoring an animal’s life at time of harvest
  • 16:00 – Pulling the trigger is the easiest part of the hunt
  • 17:50 – Hunting in a group… who pulls the trigger?
  • 19:00 – A panel on “women who hunt”… huh? What about just humans who hunt?
  • 21:00 – Within a community, divided stances at the intersection of women and hunting
  • 28:55 – This year’s elk hunt
  • 30:00 – A symphony of elk bugles is a symphony for the heart
  • 33:00 – Stumbling into four elk quarters(!)