Anchorage: Alaska Native Foundation, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Small 4to. Pp. xi, 348. References, index. Illustrated throughout with black & white photos, maps (some in three colors) and figures. Red cloth, titles printed in brown and yellow. Folded three-color map in pouch on back endpaper. Light foxing to edges. Very Good. Item #5526
Congressional passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971 precipitated the preparation of this textbook for the Alaska Unorganized Borough School District. The first half is comprised of historical sketches, the second of topics defined by provisions of the Act. Arnold states in the Preface: "the subject of our focus is Alaska Natives and their destinies..."