Alaska's Native People
Epicenter's enduring best-seller is Two Old Women, by Velma Wallis, an award-winning book that has delighted and inspired readers worldwide. This simple and beautiful story has been translated into 17 languages. In 2003, Epicenter released a 10th anniversary edition of this very special book, with a new reader's discussion guide added.
The most recent title from Velma Wallis, winner of a 2003 American Book Award, is Raising Ourselves. This book, too, has become an Epicenter bestseller.
Another favorite in this category is On the Edge of Nowhere, an astonishing memoir by James Huntington, as told to Lawrence Elliott. Publisher's Weekly called described this book as "...funny, wildly exciting, and heartbreaking...a wonderful reading experience."
Other books by or about by Native Alaskans:
Art and Eskimo Power by Lael Morgan
Bird Girl and the Man Who Followed the Sun by Velma Wallis
Cold River Spirits by Jan Harper-Haines
Eskimo Star by Lael Morgan
Seven Words for Wind by Sumner MacLeish
Spirit of the Wind by Lew Freedman
Tundra Teacher by John Foley