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Title Authentic Alaska : voices of its native writers / Susan B. Andrews and John Creed.
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1998.

Series American Indian lives
American Indian lives.
Subject Eskimos -- Alaska -- Social life and customs.
Eskimos -- Alaska -- Biography.
Athapascan Indians -- Alaska -- Social life and customs.
Athapascan Indians -- Alaska -- Biography.
Alaska -- Social conditions.
Alt Name Andrews, Susan B., 1959-
Creed, John, 1952-
Description xxvii, 177 pages : photographs, ; 23 cm.
Note Includes index.
ISBN 0803210418 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803259336 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 36954634
Table of Contents
 List of Photographs 
 Map: Alaska Native Peoples 
  Growing Up in Kivalina on Alaska's Remote Arctic Coast / Dollie Ahyahlooktook Hawley2
  Inupiaq Grows Up Traveling with the Seasons / Tina Maria Jones5
  Waterfowl Hunter's Dream Pursued by Family / Spencer Rearden8
  Life's Journey Around the Country and Back to Kiana / James Gooden11
  Early Lessons Learned from Grandparents / Julia Jones Anausuk Stalker14
  Remember Me / Hannah Paniyavluk Loon16
  Tundra Beckons throughout Life / Kathleen Uhl Sherman19
  My Life As I Remember It / Mildred Aviiksaq Savok22
  Writer Grows Up Eskimo in "Ancient" Alaska / Lucy Nuqarrluk Daniels23
2Rural Alaska Life27
  Native Food Nourishes the Body and More / Julia Jones Anausuk Stalker30
  How to Skin a Polar Bear / Linda Akeya31
  Making Jam from Fresh Tundra Berries Recalls Memories / Helena Hildreth33
  Fox Snaring, a Painstaking Art / Spencer Rearden36
  Quick Meal of Muskrat Serves As Nourishment on the Trail / John Cleveland37
  Inupiaq Woman Learns How to Search for Mouse Caches / Hannah Paniyavluk Loon39
  Inupiaq Recipe for Cooking and Gathering Sourdock / Shona Greist Nasruluk Andrews42
  How to Make Seal Oil / Carol Harris45
  Using Pallets to Warm Your Home / Jimmie Evak46
  Subsistence Means Keeping Busy Year-Round / Genevieve Norris48
  Sisters Incorporate Traditional Values in Modern Business / Dolly Arnold50
  A Boat's-Eye View of Fishing on the Norton Sound / Wilfred "Boyuck" Ryan53
  My Experience on the Blanket Toss / Sandra Russell57
3Stories of the North61
  Brother's Battle with Cancer Sends Sister Home / Blanche Jones "B. J." Criss62
  Halloween Mask / Mark Tucker67
  Remembering Grandfather / Rena Boolowon Booshu69
  Bear Scare / Rachel Sherman71
  Geese Hunting Provides Valuable Lesson / John Stalker73
  Dancing at a Traditional Potlatch / Luci Washington74
  Small Aircraft Flight Turns Silent after Frightening Experience / Geri Reich76
  A First-Hand Account of the Kotzebue's Water System Freeze-Up / Benjamin Uvigaq Brantley78
  Rescue on the Trail of Ice / Berda Willson81
4Formal Schooling85
  Inupiaq Relates Hard Times in Elementary School in the 1950s / James Gooden88
  Lack of True American Indian History in Textbooks / Georgianna Lincoln91
  Teller Misled Alaskans on Project Chariot / Sheila Gregg96
  Learning about White, Middle-Class America in Rural Alaska / Lucy Nuqarrluk Daniels98
  Inupiaq Educator Provides Link between Elders and Students / Ruthie Sampson100
  Village English Spoken by Young and Old in Rural Alaska / Hannah Paniyavluk Loon104
  Writer Includes Self in Definition of Computer Nerd / Calvin "Sonny" Ikkitchiiq Harris107
  Higher Education in Northwest Alaska: A Dream Realized / Berda Willson109
5Traditional and Western Cultures115
  When People Carrying Bibles Came / Blanche Jones "B. J." Criss116
  Death, a Part of Life / Lucy Nuqarrluk Daniels119
  Eskimo Dance: A Tradition of My People / Julia Jones Anausuk Stalker125
  Families Help Define the Meaning of "Native" / Spencer Rearden127
  Components of a Traditional Siberian Yup'ik Marriage / Rena Boolowon Booshu128
  Growing Up in the Shadow of the Ice Curtain / Eva Menadelook130
  Discrimination, a Reality in Alaska / Karla Rogers132
  Adult Child of Alcoholic Offers Hope for Herself, Others / Rebecca Gallen134
  Life Ain't Easy on Anchorage Streets for Inupiaq from Kotzebue / Geri Reich136
  Defending Inupiaq Traditions on Many Fronts / Charlene Agnatchiaq Ferguson140
  New Paths, Old Ways Contrast for Inupiaq Student / Verne Seum142
  Chores Should Be Equally Divided at Home / Anthony Lincoln143
  Inupiaq Woman Balances Work, Family Responsibilities / Geri Reich145
 About the Contributors157
 About the Editors167
 About Chukchi News and Information Service169