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Blonde Indian

Author: Hayes, Ernestine
Subtitle: An Alaska Native Memoir
Publisher: Univeristy of Arizona Press (2006)
Pages: 200
Binding: Softcover
Type: Biography
Synopsis: A member of the the Wolf House of the Kaagwaantaan clan of the Tlingit Indians tells the story of her early family life, her travels as a young woman, and her return home to Juneau, Alaska as an adult.

Born in Juneau, Alaska, Ernestine Hayes (English, U. of Alaska Southeast) is a member of the Wolf House of the Kaagwaantaan clan of the Lingít. In this memoir, she uses vivid dialogue to tell the story of her girlhood, her travels as a young woman, and her return home as an adult. She also reveals her inner struggle as an individual who is neither fully Native American nor Euro-American.



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