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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
More Pipeline Stories Is Mankind Ready For This? By Gerald E. COLE
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This book "More Pipeline Stories,,," is a small addendum to my book "Surveyors Built The Trans Alaska Pipeline With Some Help From Others". These are pipeline or Alaska stories... More > that did not seem apparent to include In the first book. There is more history in this one. it took a thirteen year old Aleut native boy, living at the Methodist operated orphanage in Seward AK.to make me realize that in 1970, when I went on the project, there was only about 75K non-natives and about that many natives living in the Great Land.< Less
The Swan Bonnet By Katherine L. Holmes
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Unbeknown to Dawn, her grandfather has shot an old swan out of mercy. In their coastal Alaskan town, her father buys the swan pelt, preventing her Uncle Alex, a fur trader, from selling it for... More > export. Dawn’s father surprises her part-Aleut mother with a hat she helped to make and also with an idea to catch poachers. Shooting swans has become illegal but Alaska is a territory and Prohibition occupies the Sheriff. Dawn and her mother become involved with suspicious inquiries about the swan bonnet besides its haunting effect. Because Dawn’s grandparents see the swans first, Dawn agrees to secretly watch the migration with the deputy sheriff’s son. But after she and her mother encounter women from a ship and find out about a hunting party, they ride to the inlet. There are townspeople roving the shore too but who is the vigilante and who is the poacher?< Less