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Alaska"s vanishing frontier

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Territorial and Insular Affairs.

Alaska"s vanishing frontier

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska
    • Subjects:
    • Alaska -- Social conditions.,
    • Alaska -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: 82nd Congress, 1st session. Committee print.

      ContributionsHackett, William H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC107.A45 A4 1951
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p.
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6127416M
      LC Control Number52060436
      OCLC/WorldCa21725642

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Alaska"s vanishing frontier by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Territorial and Insular Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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With Atz Lee Kilcher, Otto Kilcher, Eivin Kilcher, Atz Kilcher. Centers on the Kilcher family and their community outside Homer, Alaska. Begun by patriarch Yule Kilcher who immigrated from Europe during WWII, and currently led by his sons, Otto and Atz Kilcher (singer Jewel's father) the family have lived on their land for four generations.

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Page 28 -: a country where no man could make a legal will, own a homestead or transfer it, or so much as cut wood for his fire without defying a Congressional prohibition: where polygamy and slavery and the lynching of witches prevailed, with no legal authority to stay or punish criminals ; such in great part has Alaska been for thirty years.2/5(1).

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Weather on the homestead has become more unpredictable than ever and the Kilchers must strike back against a rapidly changing Alaskan wilderness. A warmer, earlier spring has prematurely melted most of the winter snow, turning the.

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This season, in an exciting first, Alaska: The Last Frontier goes LIVE! Each week, for 2. Alaska: The Last Frontier is set on the Kilcher family's acres of property located just out side of Homer, Alaska. The first of the family to settle the homestead was Yule Kilcher and his wife Ruth, around 80 years ago.

Yule has since passed on, but his way of life is continued on and celebrated by the next two generations, Otto Kilcher and /10(K).