Natural Fibers 


 Fibers produced by animals and plants used to produce a finished product.

This can include: all animal fibers including leather and fur, all plant fibers including those used for baskets.




Fiber producers 

 A Fiber Producer is a farmer, a rancher and a ‘wild harvester’ because in some parts of Alaska, a fiber producer can be the one doing ‘wild harvesting’​; ​si​nce they are producing fibers that become part

 of the larger fiber resource​,​ to assist in completing a finished product that would not exist without their efforts.