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shamanic initiation, fiction

Region: Alaska
Location: Arctic Alaska and Seattle


"Flight of the Goose" set in the Alaskan Arctic is about the harrowing initiation of a young female shaman in the Inuit tradition, and a visiting scientist whose world view is blown away.

The award winning novel is studied at universities and schools and endorsed by Sandra Ingerman and Inuit elders. Author Lesley Thomas grew up in the Arctic in a family of intermarried Native Alaskan and outsiders.

POST ID: 4867