Windows to the Land Vol. 1: Alaska Native Land Claims Trailblazers
Windows to the Land, Volume I is the Great Land’s history told through the first people of Alaska, from the Aleutians, through Southeast, around the coast, across the vast Interior to Prince William Sound. Windows, Vol. I is the untold story of the Alaska Native land claims forerunners whose fire in the belly birthed Native land claims. In their own words, they share the events that became the divide between traditional and modern Alaska. As windows of the land, Unangan/Aleut, Alutiiq, Sugpiaq, Tsimshian, Tlingit, Haida, Yup’ik, Cupiaq, Iñupiaq, Tanacross, Upper Tanana, Ahtna, Eyak, Dena'ina, Deg Hi'tan, and Holikachuk they are the personal face of their cultures, of the Great Land, and of Alaska’s evolving story from the Russian colonial period to present, tracking on indigenous land title as well as the breadth of Alaska’s history. Windows includes index, timelines and maps on every chapter, photos on every page, extending through the issue of sovereignty of today.