Faith & Fight

An Inupiat struggle with good & evil

Suffering from loss, first her father who was her hero. Then ten years later the loss of her mother with all the struggles of a hard life 26 miles inside the Arctic Circle. This is how a young girl from a small town survived and fought to make a better life for her children and future generations.

“I was scared and I knew that I couldn’t talk about such things, so I denied it until she believed me. I remember she came into my room smelling of alcohol, and asked me. My room was disheveled as was our conversation. How can I speak of such ugliness? “