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Breaking TrailHetteen, Edgar with Jay Lemke. (Bemidji, MN: Focus Publishing, 1998), 282 pp., cloth, ISBN1885904991, 1375 Washington Avenue South, Bemidji, MN 56601. Autobiography of Hetteen, the "grandfather of snowmobiling," who founded two pioneer snowmobile companies and demonstrated his machines in a 1960 run from Bethel to Fairbanks.
Amy Lou's Alaska : An Intimate Portrait by Photographer and Pilot Amy Lou BarneyBarney, Amy Lou. / photographs by Amy Lou Barney; text by Renee Guerin (Juneau AK: A .L. Barney, 1997), 73 pp., paper, PO Box 20886, Juneau, AK 99802. Wln97075790. Selection of over a hundred black and white images reflect the rich diversity of Alaskan life from Ketchikan to Goodnews Bay, 1937-1951.
Kipnirmiut Tiganrita Igmirtitlrit = Qipnermiut Tegganrita Egmirtellrit = The Legacy of the Kipnuk Eldersedited by Alice Fredson, … [et al.] (Fairbanks : Alaska Native Language Center, 1998), 353 pp., paperback, ISBN1555000711, Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680. Printed in two different writing systems of the Central Yupik language, relates narratives of Kipnuk elders not found anywhere else.
Our Side of the River: A Biography of Growing Up and Living in Alaska on Our Side of the Kuskokwim River in the Village of Old AkiakLaraux, Sis. (Palmer: Publications Consultants, 1994), 160 p., ISBN 0964480905, paper, P.O. Box 443, Palmer, AK 99645. Memories and photographs. LC 94-062116.
Through Yup'ik Eyes : an Adopted Son Explores the Landscape of FamilyChisholm, Colin. (Portland : Alaska Northwest Books, 2000), 304 pp., cloth, ISBN 0882405330, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, P.O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97296-0306. Journey of discovery about his heritage takes author to distant places from his home in California, including Kotlik, Alaska, as he explores his mother's origins.
World Apart : My Life Among the Eskimos of AlaskaCorbin, Wilford. (Homer: Wizard Works, 2000), 274 pp., paper, ISBN 1890692034, P.O. Box 1125, Homer, AK 99603. A young North Carolina couple comes north to teach in Wales and Scammon Bay during the 1950s.
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