Talk of Alaska: ‘A Thousand Trails Home’ and other winter titles

Three caribou stand on the tundra.
Caribou from the Porcupine Caribou Herd in 2007. The herd often calves on the Arctic Coastal Plain. (Andrew Ramey/USGS)

The history of caribou, their migrations within the arctic, climate change and the intertwined lives of the people who depend on this fragile ecosystem are captured in Kotzebue-based author Seth Kantner’s latest book, “A Thousand Trails Home: Living With Caribou.” As the cold and dark part of our season settles in, join us for a discussion on Kantner’s writing and other new Alaska author releases for winter reading.

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HOST: Lori Townsend


Seth Kantner, author, “A Thousand Trails Home: Living With Caribou”

Barbara Hood, Board President, 49 Writers


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