The Resource Nesting on the Nushagak, Emma Stevens

Nesting on the Nushagak, Emma Stevens

Label
Nesting on the Nushagak
Title
Nesting on the Nushagak
Statement of responsibility
Emma Stevens
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Having recently married the man she met online, Emma Stevens, a Kiwi, follows her American husband, Gary, to a teaching post in a remote Yup'ik Eskimo village in southwestern Alaska. In this harsh climate she joins the local people in their subsistence way of life, gathering and storing food during the extended summer daylight hours in preparation for the grim realities of the bitter cold, semi-darkness and isolation of the long Alaskan winters. Inspired by renowned New Zealand educator, Sylvia Ashton-Warner, and using valuable knowledge from the Yup'ik elders, Emma creatively establishes connections between learning and local culture, drawing her first grade children out of their instilled mode of silence 'not to scare the game away'. Written with humour in the face of unexpected and at times life-threatening situations, Nesting on the Nushagak, the sequel memoir to the popular Walking on Ice, transports the reader deep into the heart of the Alaskan wilderness and the people who live there
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
917.98
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Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Target audience
adult
Nesting on the Nushagak, Emma Stevens
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Nesting on the Nushagak, Emma Stevens
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Copyright
Note
"A memoir of life and love in the Alaskan wilderness"--Cover
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Carrier category
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
16050013
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9780473333690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780473333690
  • (NLNZils)1738554
  • (Nz)16050013
  • (OCoLC)920471029

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