Raven's children

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Houghton Mifflin, 1992 - Business & Economics - 396 pages
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 Twilight

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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 children

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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


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Richard Adams Carey was born in Connecticut and educated at Harvard College. After his graduation, in 1973, he went to work in a northwestern sawmill, and he has since divided his time between Alaska and New England.