A portrait of the Actives, a Yupik family living, as generations before them have, in a remote corner of southwestern Alaska in the village of Kongiganak, discusses the effect of encroaching civilization on their lives.
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RAVEN'S CHILDREN: An Alaskan Culture at TwilightUser Review - Kirkus
A compassionate, elegiac, and unsparing account of a way of life that's being irretrievably lost, if not heedlessly destroyed, in one of the remotest regions of the US. Alaska hired Carey shortly ... Read full review
Raven's childrenUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Carey is a gifted writer who in 1977 began teaching high school English in the Alaskan village of Kongiganak. In his beautifully conceived and written book, he acquaints readers with the Yupiks (the ... Read full review