[Reading] ➿ Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir (Sun Tracks) Author Ernestine Hayes – Dolove.info

Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir (Sun Tracks) In The Spring, The Bear Returns To The Forest, The Glacier Returns To Its Source, And The Salmon Returns To The Fresh Water Where It Was Spawned Drawing On The Special Relationship That The Native People Of Southeastern Alaska Have Always Had With Nature, Blonde Indian Is A Story About Returning Told In Eloquent Layers That Blend Native Stories And Metaphor With Social And Spiritual Journeys, This Enchanting Memoir Traces The Author S Life From Her Difficult Childhood Growing Up In The Tlingit Community, Through Her Adulthood, During Which She Lived For Some Time In Seattle And San Francisco, And Eventually To Her Return Home Neither Fully Native American Nor Euro American, Hayes Encounters A Unique Sense Of Alienation From Both Her Native Community And The Dominant Culture We Witness Her Struggles Alongside Other Tlingit Men And Women Many Of Whom Never Left Their Native Community But Wrestle With Their Own Challenges, Including Unemployment, Prejudice, Alcoholism, And Poverty The Author S Personal Journey, The Symbolic Stories Of Contemporary Natives, And The Tales And Legends That Have Circulated Among The Tlingit People For Centuries Are All Woven Together, Making Blonde Indian Much Than The Story Of One Woman S Life Filled With Anecdotes, Descriptions, And Histories That Are Unique To The Tlingit Community, This Book Is A Document Of Cultural Heritage, A Tribute To The Alaskan Landscape, And A Moving Testament To How Going Back In Nature And In Life Allows Movement Forward

About the Author: Ernestine Hayes

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10 thoughts on “Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir (Sun Tracks)

  1. says:

    I had the good fortune to take several writing courses with Ernestine at UAS in Juneau, which is how this wonderful book came to my attention Through these courses, I heard severa

  2. says:

    This is an important book The writing is not always consistently stellar, but the shape of it and its content, the style of it are important Hayes weaves together personal memoir, T

  3. says:

    The vivid story telling that is going on in this book has me hooked I am enjoying the way that the author is weaving stories of her past, the stories of other characters, the stories

  4. says:

    For the first half of this book I thought it was wonderful but not quite as beautiful and moving as The Tao of Raven a solid 5 and one of the most beautiful books I ve ever read Well, I

  5. says:

    I have been living in a small Alaskan village for 5 months This book was suggested by our book club It is a memoir written by a woman of half Tlinget, half Caucasian descent I disliked gr

  6. says:

    Such a lovely book E Hayes carefully weaves story and setting so that you taste the berries and smell the ocean Memoir writing at its best Kudos for such an honest experience of culture in

  7. says:

    An honest depiction of her life Story jumped in timeline, usually a narrative form I appreciate, but this felt redundant at times Beautiful story, heartbreakingly honest A courageous level of

  8. says:

    This book is part memoir, part novel and part nature essay with a little poetry thrown in Some parts are beautifully written and very poetic, but overall I think it s really inconsistent, repet

  9. says:

    This was a beautifully written memoir, though not especially uplifting or easy to read for a variety of reasonsforemost because the author s life was not an easy one she may have prevailed over g

  10. says:

    This book came straight from the heart An important chronicle in one woman s voice that tells the sad story of the plight of Native Alaskans Her forefathers crossed the Bering Land Bridge and lived

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