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Alaska Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3 Summary

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Chapter 3 Summary

Varnak, the hunter, lived in Nurik, a village in Siberia. His woman was Tevuk and they had two sons. Living with them was Marnak's mother, known as the Ancient One. The Ancient One would tell stories to the younger ones of how they came to live in the cold north. Because of the lack of food, the people talked about moving. They decided to cross the bridge. Three families, in addition to Varnak, begin the journey. They brought the supplies they needed with them.

It took them five days to reach Alaska. On the sixth day, they came to a river, where they camped. They spotted Matriarch and her herd of mammoth. It took them several days to kill one of the young females. All parts of the animal were utilized for various things, in addition to food.

Varnak and his people never returned to Asia. They...

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