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8.5 x 11, 396 pages, illustrations, maps, appendices

Format: cloth

Price: $38.00

1999, Alaska History Series, no. 49

History and Ethnohistory of the Aleutians East Borough - The

by Black, Lydia T.

McGovern, Sarah



An ethnohistory of the eastern Aleutian Islands, including Unimak Island, the Shumagins, the Sanak Islands, and the Alaska Peninsula. Chapters include:

Introduction by Lydia T. Black

Aleutians East Borough: An Ethnohistorical Summary by Lydia T. Black

Akutanax: The Krenitzin Islands and Akutan from Prehistory to 1867 by Lydia T. Black

The Modern Village of Akutan: 1878 to Present by Sarah McGowan

Sanak by Lydia T. Black

Belkofski: 1824-1898 by Lydia T. Black and Natalia Taksami

King Cove by Lydia T. Black and Jerry Jacka

Unga: The People and the Community by Lydia T. Black

Sand Point by Jerry Jacka and Lydia T. Black

False Pass: An Ethnography by Lydia T. Black and Jerry Jacka

Nelson Lagoon by Lydia T. Black and Jerry Jacka

Cold Bay by Miranda Wright

The Lost Village of Pavlovskoe by Lydia T. Black

Fishing by Jerry Jacka

Fox Farming: A History of the Industry in the American Period by Sarah McGowan

The Sea Otter Industry in the Eastern Aleutians, 1867-1911 by Miranda Wright

Commercial Whaling at Akutan by Sarah McGowan

Unga Coal and Gold Mining by Natalia Taksami

War Comes to the Aleutians by Miranda Wright

Appendices / Bibliography / Endnotes

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