An Unusual Journey Book Discussion: Two-Old Women

  • Date(s): Monday, September 11th 2023
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Location: Niobrara County Library

This fall the library will sponsor a four-book discussion series, An Unusual Journey, that showcases protagonists involved in a variety of physical, cultural and emotional journeys. Barb Baker returns to facilitate discussion. Stop by the library to register and pick up the first book.

“Two Old Women: an Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival” by Velma Wallis will be featured on Monday, September 11 at 6 p.m. This book is based on an Athabascan Indian legend that has been passed along for many generations from others to daughters of the upper Yukon River Valley in Alaska. This is the suspenseful, shocking, and ultimately inspirational tale of two old women abandoned by their tribe during a brutal winter famine.