Alaska Native Ways: What the Elders Have Taught Us
Alaska Northwest Books, 2002 - Photography - 144 pages
As Alaska's Native peoples confront contemporary challenges, they increasingly find purpose in traditional values and practices that have sustained their cultures for millennia. In stirring words and spectacular photos, "Alaska Native Ways: What the Elders Have Taught Us" pays tribute to the first Alaskans and the ancient values they consider paramount to their survival.
Renewed pride has emerged across Alaska as Natives, both young and old, proclaim and celebrate their connections to their ancestry, ties that will define their identity in a new century.
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