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Two Old Women

An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival

by Velma Wallis

  • 332 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legends,
  • Gwich"in Indians,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Historical - General,
  • Athapascan Indians,
  • Alaska,
  • Folklore

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJim Grant (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9836913M
    ISBN 100785744193
    ISBN 109780785744191

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Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival [Velma Wallis] on dr-peshev.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Based on an Athabascan Indian legend passed along from mother to daughter for many generations on the upper Yukon River in AlaskaCited by: 7.

Two old women are part of a migrating Athabaskan Indian tribe during a harsh Arctic winter. The people are starving, and the two old women are abandoned by the group. But the two women don't just sit down in the snow and die.4/5.

Two Old Women: An Alaskan Legend Of Betrayal, Courage And Survival is a novel by Velma Wallis, set in northeastern Alaska. In archaic times: Two old women spend the winter abandoned by their tribe in the dr-peshev.com: Velma Wallis. Oct 04,  · Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival - Kindle edition by Velma Wallis.

Download it once Two Old Women book read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival/5(). Enchanting retelling—and a Western States Book Award winner—of a tribal legend about two old women, left behind to die, who instead went on to survive and thrive.

Wallis—one of 13 siblings with their roots in the Athabaskan tribe of Alaska—used to listen to her mother tell stories every night after the day's hard work was dr-peshev.com: Velma Wallis. Rationale for Two Old Women and the Unit • Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival addresses problems of aging, care for the elderly, survival in nature, ingenuity, commitment to relatives and community, the strength of interdependence, the age-old conflict between the rights of the individual and the common good.

On the surface, Two Old Women by Velma Wallis is the story of two old women fighting to survive in the Alaskan wilderness, so thinking about survival will help you get ready to read the book.

All living creatures have the desire to survive. Theme: Respect for the elderly. The abandonment of Sa' and Ch'idzigyaak is not the only tale of abandonment shared in the story. Ch'idzigyaak's grandmother was also abandoned many years previously, and Sa' was abandoned as a young woman when she stood up to the chief who announced that an elderly woman in her tribe was to be left behind.

Velma Wallis (born ) is a Gwich'in Athabascan Indian and bestselling U.S. novelist. Her work has been translated into 17 languages. She was born and raised in a remote Alaskan village near Fort Yukon, approximately km north-east of Fairbanks.4/5.

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Sa' is 75 years old. She is the younger of the two women. Growing up she was not your typical woman of the tribe. She preferred hunting and fishing over sewing and watching the children.

She didn't have much interest in getting arranged to marry a man of the tribe, and she did not care for. The old woman shivered and shivered in the night. The cow used to kick her when she would try to milk her.

The crops failed and she starved too. She saw that there are people who were more cunning. The villagers decided that there should be an arrangement which was more just to the two women.

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