Tisha: The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness Quotes

Bobby Specht
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"Only one or two of the white women had even danced with the Indian men. The rest looked down their noses at them or, like Mrs. Rooney, disliked them outright." (Chapter 1, pg. 6)

"The main thing is not to judge what you see here by white standards. Most of these people didn't meet whites until about thirty or forty years ago. Up to then they were living in the Stone Age." (Chapter 3, pg. 36)

"I have the feeling that you are a pretty tolerant young lady - young enough to be open to new ideas. Where you're going you'll find that most people are not. They have their own code and they don't take to anybody who tries to go against that code or change in." (Chapter 5, pg. 66)

"I couldn't believe it - that people could act that way. Just because someone was an Indian. I was ashamed of them...

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