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BIBLIOGRAPHY
Alaska Diary of Adelbert von Chamisso: Naturalist on the Kotzebue Voyage 1815-1818 translated from the German with introduction and notes by Robert Fortuine with Editorial Assistance of Eva R. Trautmann
Eskimo Storyteller : Folktales from Noatak, Alaska Hall, Edwin S., Jr. (Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1998 1975), 491 pp., paperback, ISBN1889996302, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 756240, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6240. A paperback reissue of the classic authoritative account of the narrative history of place and people in Northwest Alaska.
Front Street, Kotzebue Photography by Dennis Witmer, ISBN-10 0977102823, IBSN-13 9780977102822, Just north of the Arctic Circle sits Kotzebue, a town of the Inupiat people that has endured for over a century. In this compelling visual essay, Dennis Witmer captures scenes on its Front Street, the main thoroughfare whose buildings have evolved from the sod huts of Native cultures to permanent wood and concrete edifices. From front yards with parked snow machines to townspeople peacefully strolling down sidewalks, the striking black-and-white images in Front Street, Kotzebue offer a thought-provoking view of life in the Arctic and people’s methods of coexisting with the brutality of nature.
Place Beyond : Finding Home in Arctic Alaska Jans, Nick. (Anchorage, AK : Alaska Northwest Books, 1996), cloth, ISBN 0882404776 (PO Box 10306, Portland, OR 97210). LC96-19763. Essays on the rhythms of arctic life and adventure that the author finds around his home, the Eskimo village of Ambler, Alaska.

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