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Alaska Native Medical Center: A History, 1953-1983 By Robert Fortuine
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This history of the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska, was written from interviews, personal records, and official ANMC files to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the hospital in... More > 1983. Its author was the medical director of the ANMC from 1971-1977. Dr. Fortuine was a scholar, compassionate physician, award winning medical historian, and an advocate for Alaska Native health.< Less
Preventing and Responding to Suicide Clusters in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Between 2009 and 2011, two tribal communities located approximately 3,000 miles apart—an American Indian tribe on a reservation in New Mexico and a group of closely knit Alaska Native villages... More > in western Alaska—experienced clusters of youth suicides. Across these communities, 25 young people, all American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN), took their own lives. At least 28 others attempted suicide, 19 of whom were hospitalized, and more than 60 other young people were identified as being suicidal. Many other reservations and tribal villages have experienced, and continue to experience, similar tragedies, including an Alaskan village in the same region, where nine young people attempted suicide in 2013. Researchers note that one of the most distinctive features about suicide clusters is that they occur almost exclusively among teenagers (Gould, 2003; Hazel, 1993).< Less
Native Americans, Then and Now By Stephen Reed,BS.Rel,MS.Thoe,MS,Social Work
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The History of Native Americans is both fascinating and in many ways, tragic. Estimates range from about 10 – 90 million Native Americans inhabited America at the time of the European arrivals.... More > They had lived in the land many, many years before white man set foot on their soil. It is believed that during the ice age, they had traveled a land-bridge across the Bering Sound, from Siberia into what is now Alaska. They had gradually migrated across the land and southward into Mexico and beyond. Insight and overview into the Immigration of the Native American to North America< Less
ONCE UPON A TIME IN ALASKA By Mike Wansor
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A funny story about two crusty Alaskan gold miners.
ONCE UPON A TIME IN ALASKA By Mike Wansor
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A funny story about two crusty Alaskan gold miners.
Saint Herman of Alaska By Altaspera
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SAINT HERMAN OF ALASKA SAINT HERMAN OF ALASKA, the first "American" saint, was the first to bring Orthodoxy to this continent. He came to America as a young monk in 1794 as part of the... More > original Russian Orthodox mission to Alaska. He lived there until his repose, and for more than four decades taught the natives by word and example. With his own severe asceticism a secret, he ministered to both physical and spiritual needs of the people. And his memory is preserved, fresh and personal, among their descendents to this day. Ironically, however, he is unknown to so many other Americans. By his prayers may we, also, truly receive the Gospel he brought and follow the way that he taught. [CODE-ART]< Less
Alaska Shaman Trilogy By David Lakota
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Twenty years of wild adventure are packed into this compilation of short stories from Alaska, Hawaii and Minnesota, from the impoverished neighborhoods of the Twin Cities to the insanity of Marine... More > Corps bootcamp... from the paradise shores of Big Island Hawaii to the limitless realms of spirit and nature, this is my autobiography, an epic quest from birth in 1967 to present. I went from being a juvenile delinquent to a dedicated soldier. Then I deserted my unit on the brink of war and fled to Alaska to fulfill my life-long dream of living wild and free. There I began studying shamanism, learning directly from an Apache Medicine Chief named Snowleopard. Later I returned to civilization to begin a life of service as a Spiritual Warrior. This compilation is far from finished. I can spend the rest of my life adding to it. However, it is already full of great adventure stories, Native American wisdom and practical spirituality that I know you’ll get a lot out of even if it seems hard to believe. Enjoy.< Less
Alaska Shaman Trilogy By David Lakota
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Twenty years of wild adventure are packed into this compilation of short stories from Alaska, Hawaii and Minnesota, from the impoverished neighborhoods of the Twin Cities to the insanity of Marine... More > Corps bootcamp... from the paradise shores of Big Island Hawaii to the limitless realms of spirit and nature, this is my autobiography, an epic quest from birth in 1967 to present. I went from being a juvenile delinquent to a dedicated soldier. Then I deserted my unit on the brink of war and fled to Alaska to fulfill my life-long dream of living wild and free. There I began studying shamanism, learning directly from an Apache Medicine Chief named Snowleopard. Later I returned to civilization to begin a life of service as a Spiritual Warrior. This compilation is far from finished. I can spend the rest of my life adding to it. However, it is already full of great adventure stories, Native American wisdom and practical spirituality that I know you’ll get a lot out of even if it seems hard to believe. Enjoy.< Less
Bee Basics: An Introduction to Our Native Bees By United States Department of Agriculture, Beatriz Moisset, Ph.D., Stephen Buchmann, Ph.D.
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Native bees are a hidden treasure. From alpine meadows in the national forests of the Rocky Mountains to the Sonoran Desert in the Coronado National Forest in Arizona and from the boreal forests of... More > the Tongass National Forest in Alaska to the Ocala National Forest in Florida, bees can be found anywhere in North America, where flowers bloom. From forests to farms, from cities to wildlands, there are 4,000 native bee species in the United States, from the tiny Perdita minima to large carpenter bees. Most people do not realize that there were no honey bees in America before European settlers brought hives from Europe. These resourceful animals promptly managed to escape from domestication. As they had done for millennia in Europe and Asia, honey bees formed swarms and set up nests in hollow trees. Native pollinators, especially bees other than honey bees, have been pollinating the continent’s flowering plants since long before the arrival of honey bees.< Less
Sourdoughs at Seventy Mile: California Native Sons in the Yukon Gold Rush By Chris Goode
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The accounts of California native sons who sought fortunes during the Yukon gold rush of 1898 provide context for the frenzy that overtook Dawson City. The book also reveals the conditions of... More > California’s pioneer families and their sons who decided to leave the comforts of the land of sunshine to risk their lives and fortunes in the Northwest Territory and Alaska. The book contains many first-hand accounts written by men who grew up together in the closely-knit, yet developing communities just south of San Francisco in the latter half of the nineteenth century. The accounts convey the history of the small towns in San Mateo County, including Redwood City, Menlo Park, and Half Moon Bay as they developed from Mexican ranchos into small communities that embodied the ideals of the western frontier in America. Fraternity, organization, persistence, diligence, individualism, and a penchant for adventure characterize the men and women who settled the West, then sought another frontier along the Yukon River.< Less