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Alaska's Little Chief

Non-Fiction: biographical Traditional Wilderness Life

Ferguson, Judy. Alaska’s Little Chief: Traditional Chief David Salmon and the Fur-
Bearers of Alaska. Ill Kocic, Nikola. Voice of Alaska Press. 2007. P.35. Primary. Illustrations mixed media.

Rev. Chief Dr. David Salmon orally told the story of his youth in order to share the history and language of his Gwitch’in Athabascan people. The touching story tells of the boys encounter with diseases, learning to hunt and trap, as well as learning to read and write. This personal Journey is illustrated beautifully and includes the Gwitch’in words for animals as well as a few facts.

Judy Ferguson
Nikola Kocic
Voice of Alaska Press
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