...the sun came over the horizon for the first time in winter. She was at the beach close to Kapugen, helping him haul in a huge gleaming net. In it was a beautiful white whale. pg 79
The wind blew across the water, shattering tips of the waves and shooting ice-sparklets north with the storm. '"Kapugen!"' she called. No one answered. Kapugen was gone. The earth was empty and bleak."' pg 84
[Kapungen] would hale the blue sky and shout out his praise for the grasses and bushes. On these trips they ate salmon berries, then lay in the sun watching the birds pg 79
"[Miyax played] with the other children on the beach. She played tag and grass ball with them..." pg 80
yes, you are Eskimo and Never forget it We live as no other people can, for we truly understand the Earth
'"I am Eskimo, not a gussak!"' she had said, and he tossed her into the air and hugged her to him. pg 81
Hello welcome to church!
"That summer she worked at the mission besides the church sweeping the floor and greeting the vistiors from the lower states who came to see real Eskimos" pg 86