Poldine Carlo greets a visitor during the 2014 World Eskimo Indian Olympics
December 5, 1920
|Died||May 9, 2018 (aged 97)|
Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.
William "Bill" Carlo
|Children||8 (including Kathleen Carlo)|
Born in Nulato, Territory of Alaska, Carlo was a founding member of the Fairbanks Native Association (FNA) and also served for the Alaska Bicentennial Commission board, as well as a consultant for the Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC). She was the author of Nulato: An Indian Life on the Yukon, which was dedicated in memory of her son, Stewart, who died in 1975 in an auto accident.
Carlo married William "Bill" Carlo in 1940. The marriage produced eight children: five sons (William, Jr., Kenny, Walter, Glenn, and Stewart), and three daughters (Dorothy, Lucy, and Kathleen). She resided in Fairbanks, Alaska.
A building in downtown Fairbanks owned by FNA was christened the Poldine Carlo Building in her honor.
- Alaska Native elder Poldine Carlo dies
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- Native American Women: A Biographical Dictionary. Google Books. Retrieved December 25, 2013.
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