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The heartwarming story of Annie, a Yup'ik Eskimo girl, and her coming-of-age ceremony in her Alaskan village.

Synopsis:

In today's Alaskan Yupik Eskimo communities, villagers still gather in the kashim to sing, drum, and dance, carrying forward the ancient traditions of their forebears. This is the heartwarming fictional story of Annie's "first dance", a coming-of-age ceremony to signify official entry into the Eskimo community. 20 color illustrations.

About the Author

Teri Sloat is the author of "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Trout!," as well as the author and/or illustrator of many other books for children. A former teacher, she lives with her husband and their three children north of San Francisco.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882404431
ill.:
Sloat, Teri,
Publisher:
Alaska Northwest Books
Author:
Winslow, Barbara
Author:
Sloat, Teri
Location:
Anchorage :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Native American
Subject:
Eskimos
Subject:
Yupik Eskimos
Subject:
Eskimos -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Edition Description:
Hardcover, Paper o/boards
Publication Date:
19950501
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.33x8.75x.41 in. .93 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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In today's Alaskan Yupik Eskimo communities, villagers still gather in the kashim to sing, drum, and dance, carrying forward the ancient traditions of their forebears. This is the heartwarming fictional story of Annie's "first dance", a coming-of-age ceremony to signify official entry into the Eskimo community. 20 color illustrations.
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