- 1 Characters
- 2 Chapter by Chapter Summary
- 2.1 Prologue
- 2.2 Chapter One: Spring 1890
- 2.3 Chapter Two: Butterflies
- 2.4 Chapter Three: The Village
- 2.5 Chapter Four: Mr. Hoff
- 2.6 Chapter Five: Summer
- 2.7 Chapter Six: Trading
- 2.8 Chapter Seven: Pockets
- 2.9 Chapter Eight: Questions
- 2.10 Chapter Nine: Lessons
- 2.11 Chapter Ten: Panruk
- 2.12 Chapter Eleven: School
- 2.13 Chapter Twelve: Boots
- 2.14 Chapter Thirteen: Speeches
- 2.15 Chapter Fourteen: Miss Oakes
- 2.16 Chapter Fifteen: Helper Jack
- 2.17 Chapter Sixteen: A Time for Drumming
- 2.18 Chapter Seventeen: Miss Danfort
- 2.19 Chapter Eighteen: Mellgar
- 2.20 Chapter Nineteen: Sickness
- 2.21 Chapter Twenty: Going On
- 2.22 Then and Now: Yup'ik Alaska
Chapter by Chapter Summary
Chapter One: Spring 1890
Chapter Two: Butterflies
Chapter Three: The Village
Chapter Four: Mr. Hoff
Chapter Five: Summer
Chapter Six: Trading
Chapter Seven: Pockets
Chapter Eight: Questions
Chapter Nine: Lessons
Chapter Ten: Panruk
Chapter Eleven: School
Chapter Twelve: Boots
Chapter Thirteen: Speeches
Chapter Fourteen: Miss Oakes
Chapter Fifteen: Helper Jack
Chapter Sixteen: A Time for Drumming
Chapter Seventeen: Miss Danfort
Chapter Eighteen: Mellgar
Chapter Nineteen: Sickness
Chapter Twenty: Going On
Then and Now: Yup'ik Alaska
Discusses a girl's life in a Yup'ik village. Topics include:
- Where the Yup'ik Eskimo (Inuit) lived
- Villages and traditional housing.
- Alaskan climate and the importance of good clothing.
- What the Yup'ik people wore.
- How Yup'ik women made clothing and the importance of sewing to girls.
- The first European explorers and what they brought with them.
- Epidemics American and Russian traders and missionaries triggered.
- Why villages and traditions were abandoned.
- What the missionaries wanted the Yup'ik to do.
- Yup'ik children today.
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