By Fredericka Martin,Raymond L. Hudson

From June of 1941 throughout the following summer season, Fredericka Martin lived together with her husband, Dr. Samuel Berenberg, on distant St. Paul Island in Alaska. in the course of that point, Martin delved into the advanced heritage of the Unangan humans, and Before the Storm attracts from her own money owed of that yr and her learn to provide a desirable portrait of a time and a humans dealing with radical switch. A government-ordered evacuation of all Aleuts from the island within the face of worldwide battle II, which Martin recounts in her magazine, proved however the first step in a protracted fight by means of local peoples to achieve independence, and, as editor Raymond L. Hudson explains, Martin got here to play an important function within the effort.

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