Shadows on the Koyukuk: An Alaskan Native's Life Along the River - Chapter 7, Nulako and Chapter 8, The Batza River Trapline Summary & Analysis

Sidney C. Huntington
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Chapter 7, Nulako and Chapter 8, The Batza River Trapline Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 7, Jimmy and Sidney travel back to the Koyukuk on the steamship Alice, which carries fruits, vegetables, meat, and eggs, all considered fresh despite being over a month old. Dominic Vernetti greets Sidney with embarrassing vigor, reminding everyone of how Sidney got help to save his sick father at four years old. Sidney walks into John Evans' store and shoplifts a pocket knife. After a day of worrying and feeling ashamed, he returns it. To his surprise, Evans praises his bravery and gives him the knife. As Sidney waits his dad's return from the trapping grounds, he helps Cosmos Mountain, a Koyukon man, fix a boat engine. When Sidney's father returns with his partner, they build a cabin on their boat for the four to live...

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