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Beck

Mary Giraudo Beck has lived Ketchikan, Alaska, since 1951, when she marreid a third-generation Alaskan. Besides rearing a family, she taught literature and writing courses for thirty years at Ketchikan Community College, a branch of the University of Alaska. Mary has an abiding interest in the Native culture of Southeest Alaska and a commitment to recording its oral liturature. Previous works include two books, Heroes and Heroines in Tlingit-Haida Legend and Shamans and Kushtakas: North Coast...See more