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Half-Breed: A Story of Two Boys During the Klondike Gold Rush Pamela Dell

Half-Breed: A Story of Two Boys During the Klondike Gold Rush

Pamela Dell

Published August 1st 2003
ISBN : 9781591870449
Hardcover
48 pages
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 About the Book 

Ike FitzHughs mother is Inuit and his father is white. To many of the whites rushing Alaska during the 1898 gold rush, this makes him a half-breed and therefore is not to be trusted. But when Ike helps an injured white boy, he proves to him thatMoreIke FitzHughs mother is Inuit and his father is white. To many of the whites rushing Alaska during the 1898 gold rush, this makes him a half-breed and therefore is not to be trusted. But when Ike helps an injured white boy, he proves to him that being honest has nothing to do with race. From Ikes point of view, readers learn about the people involved in the Klondike Gold Rush, Inuit and white, and the different attitudes of the era regarding nature and race.