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“Let us die trying.”
Velma Wallis
“They forget that we, too, have earned the right to live! So I say if we are going to die, my friend, let us die trying, not sitting.”
Velma Wallis, Two Old Women, 10th Anniversary Edition: An Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
“Now, because we have spent so many years convincing the younger people that we are helpless, they believe that we are no longer of use to this world.”
Velma Wallis, Two Old Women, 10th Anniversary Edition: An Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
“La otra anciana se llamaba Sa', que significa «estrella», porque su madre miraba el cielo nocturno de otoño, concentrada en las lejanas estrellas, para distraerse de los dolores del parto.”
Velma Wallis, Two Old Women, 10th Anniversary Edition: An Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
“We have to trust in our future”
Velma Wallis


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