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Bold Women in Alaska History Marjorie Cochrane

Bold Women in Alaska History

Marjorie Cochrane

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ISBN : 9780878426171
Paperback
193 pages
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From Natalia Shelikhova, unofficially the first woman governor of Russian Alaska, to the pioneer Iditarod racer Mary Shields,the eleven women portrayed in this engaging book were indeedbold breaking down barriers of sexism, racism, and politicalMoreFrom Natalia Shelikhova, unofficially the first woman governor of Russian Alaska, to the pioneer Iditarod racer Mary Shields,the eleven women portrayed in this engaging book were indeedbold breaking down barriers of sexism, racism, and politicalopposition to emerge as heroines of their time. The fourth inMountain Presss state-by-state series for teen readers, BoldWomen in Alaska History reveals the feminine side of ournorthernmost states storied past. Among the fear-less femmeswe meet are Mary Antisarlook, the Reindeer Queen of Sinrock-Elizabeth Peratrovich, an early crusader for Native Alaskan civilrights- and Thelma Buchholdt, the first female Filipino Americanto serve in the Alaska legislature.