Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Authentic Alaska: Voices of Its Native Writers

Authentic Alaska: Voices of Its Native Writers (Paperback)

£15.99
Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

In this lively and sometimes poignant collection of essays and autobiographies, nearly fifty Alaska Native writers tell of their unique way of life and bear witness to the sweeping cultural changes occurring in their lifetimes. They explore a range of experiences and issues, including skinning a polar bear; traditional domestic and subsistence practices; marriage customs; alcoholism; the challenges and opportunities of modern education; balancing traditional and contemporary demands; discrimination; adapting to urban life; the treatment of Native peoples in school textbooks; and the social realities of speaking standard and "village" English.With its fresh perspectives and unfailingly authentic voices, this collection is essential for an understanding of Alaska Native peoples today.

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismLiterary essaysPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesIndigenous peoples Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Publication Date: 01/01/1998 ISBN-13: 9780803259331  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.  

Susan B. Andrews and John Creed are award-winning journalists and associate professors in the humanities at the Chukchi campus of the University of Alaska in Kotzebue.

More books by Susan B. Andrews

More books by John Creed

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Renatus' Kayak: A Labrador Inuk, an...
(Paperback)
Rozanne Enerson Junker
 
 
£14.99
 

Currently out of stock

Travellers Through Empire: Indigenous...
(Hardback)
Cecilia Morgan
 
 
£33.00
 
The River is in Us: Fighting Toxics ...
(Paperback)
Elizabeth Hoover
 
 
£22.99
 
Secwepemc People, Land, and Laws:...
(Hardback)
Marianne Ignace; Ronald E. Ignace
 
 
£33.00
 
Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: Buddhism & Meditation
23/11/2017

Stressed? Carmelo from our Charing Cross Road flagship shop has just the thing.

The Satisfaction of a Good Puzzle
21/11/2017

Alex Bellos extols the virtues of the puzzle, especially those from the great puzzle masters of Japan, and selects some of his favourite puzzle books.

#FoylesFive: Swap Snowflakes for Stardust
17/11/2017

Swap snowflakes for stardust this Christmas with some recommends that are out of this world, from Jamie-Lee from our Birmingham branch.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd