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Raymond Kaquatosh's Little Hawk and the Lone Wolf: A Memoir PDF

By Raymond Kaquatosh

“Little Hawk” was once born Raymond Kaquatosh in 1924 on Wisconsin’s Menominee Reservation. The son of a drugs girl, Ray spent his Depression-era boyhood immersed within the fantastic thing about the flora and fauna and the traditions of his tribe and his family.

After his father’s loss of life, eight-year-old Ray used to be despatched to an Indian boarding university in Keshena. There he skilled isolation and depression, but in addition convenience and kindness. Upon his go back domestic, Ray remained a lonely boy in an entire apartment until eventually he met and befriended a lone trees wolf. the weird bond they shaped might final via either their lifetimes. As Ray grew right into a younger guy, he left the reservation extra often. but each time he returned—from university and paintings, from carrier within the Marines, and at last from postwar Wausau together with his destiny wife—the wolf waited.

In this infrequent first-person narrative of a Menominee Indian’s coming of age, Raymond Kaquatosh stocks a narrative that's clever and irreverent, frequently humorous, and in any case, deeply moving. 

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