6 x 9, 204 pages, illustrations, maps, appendices, glossary, notes, index
1989, Alaska History Series, no. 32
An account of Hieromonk Gideon (Gavriil Fedotov), who was charged with inspecting the Russian Orthodox churches in Alaska and Kamchatka in the early 19th century. Gideon's reports provide invaluable historical details about Russian America and represent the first in-depth description of the Alutiiq-speaking people of Kodiak Island, Alaska.