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Alaska Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chatper 7 Summary

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Chatper 7 Summary

Custom House revenues on Sitka dropped after the Americans took control of Alaska. Oauplain Emil Schransky piloted the Erebus to the area. He was part of the lucrative fur trade. When he left Desolation Points, the Eskimo Agulaak plotted revenge against Father Fyodor, the local priest. He killed the priest, leaving the wife, Esther, with two small children, Dmitri and Lena.

In 1877, the Tlingit Indians watched as the army troops departed from Alaska. The Indians went to see Big Ears, who had taken the name of Ivan. They made plans to attack the American settlement on Sitka. The Indians slowly infiltrated the area.

The Caldwells, from Oregon, lived in Sitka. Mrs. Caldwell became a school teacher. Mr. Caldwell could not open a law office, so he worked at whatever jobs he can find. The Caldwells discovered that the Tlingits were coming at night to the boarding house...

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