I will be visiting schools, libraries, and different associations on the tour that stops in six different Alaskan cities from Sept 26 – Oct 12
Alaskan Native elder (Mary Nanuwak) reading Fighter in Velvet Gloves.
Listen to my interview with Katie Bausler at the 49 Writer’s event in Juneau, Alaska.
Annie will be at 49 Writers Read, a collective book reading featuring Juneau authors and their original fiction, non-fiction, and poetry!
“It’s like it was meant to be.”
Alaska Librarian Association Conference, 2019
First presentation of Fighter in Velvet Gloves at Village Books Saturday night to a standing-room-only crowd.
“When most people think of civil rights, their thoughts turn to the 1960s. They may remember photographs of Martin Luther King and others who spoke, marched, or participated in sit-ins. Some people, however, have a different memory of people fighting for civil rights. Their memories are of the 1940s when Native Alaskans fought for their rights.”
Click the link to listen to the interview about Fighter in Velvet Gloves
One of things this book does well is describe the semi-Apartheid conditions that were inflicted on Alaska Natives during the first half of the 20th century.