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    Denali National Park Essay

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    well known for its wolf population. There are three main packs in Denali: Grant Creek, Nenana Canyon, and East Fork. Many park visitors come hoping they will get the chance to see one of these famous wolves. But recently, the wolf population in Denali National Park has been surrounded by controversy. Denali National Park along with members of the public have been fighting the Alaska Board of Game to establish a hunting free buffer zone along park boundaries in effort to maintain the wolf population that has recently began to fall.…

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    Alaska Response Paper

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    Response Paper One In this paper, I will respond to three topics that will include: “Alaska and Its People” by Maria SHAA TLAA Williams, The Aleuts of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska by Helen D. Corbert and Susanne W Swibold, as well as the video of Beautiful Journey by Demientieff and Williams, and closing with a summary of power point Alaska Native Perspectives Na Dena – Athabascan Peoples by Maria Williams. According to The Alaska Native Reader of your book, Alaska is one fifth the size of…

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    California transient workers. Dimond also termed “grossly exaggerated” and “silly” complaints of settlers in the government’s colonization project against its management. These pioneers went to Alaska from drought area of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan. “Did these settlers…

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    through losing oneself in isolation. Jon Krakauer, author of Into the Wild, utilizes many rhetorical strategies to convey his central argument to adolescence in understanding that to find one’s identity, they must step out of society’s machinery in order to formulate personal morals, opinions, and beliefs. Furthermore, Krakauer felt compelled to write about the life and death of Christopher McCandless to justify the actions, reasonings, and beliefs of McCandless due to the critics of his Alaskan…

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    My True Home Essay

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    Alaska is the largest and the least populated of the fifty United States. Full of mountain ranges and majestic wildlife, it has always captivated people’s attention. However with large distances between largely populated areas and the cold temperatures with long winters most people shy away from living there. But for me Alaska is my one true home; where I have family and friends, and where I want to one day settle down to spend the rest of my life. My one true home has always been Alaska, the…

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    friendly with each other. The day before he left, Westerberg's crew partied for a night while McCandless showed off his piano skills. When McCandless arrived in Alaska, he sent a final letter to both Westerberg and Jan, telling them that it would be the final letter that they would receive from him. While other people in America generally liked him, most Alaskans expressed some sort of disdain for McCandless and his actions. One Alaskan named Nick Jans was especially critical, saying that he…

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    The theories range from global climate change patterns to too many people dipping their setnets into the rivers. However, what we do know – conclusively – is that this problem is very real, and each day nothing is changed the problem persists, continuing to eat away at vibrant culture and economy. As biologists and researchers pry open the doors behind which the solution hides, the fishermen and small business owners of the several Alaskan communities that depend on this fish await with baited…

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    "Your are responsible for your own happiness," a quote used by many people. Some do agree with this saying while others don't. In the film 'Into the Wild' we saw how Chris McCandless made his own happiness while ignoring how other people feel about him and his decisions. We observed that by going to Alaska he'd receive happiness. Some people throughout the film tried to stop him but nothing changed his mind. Because of this many people criticized Chris for his choice to go into the wild. People…

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    struggles without the presence of society, ideally in the brutal wilderness of Alaska. Due to his controversial and fatal actions, many people see him as a clueless idiot as shown in the statement from the question, while others perceive him to be an admirable/noble individual or hero. At first, I personally believed that his actions were outright idiotic, but learning more about McCandless has allowed me to see why others admire him and his actions. Even though I can see this relationship, I…

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    The novel Into the wild by Jon Krakauer is about a graduate student from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. The graduate student, Christopher Johnson Mccandless, decides that his life isn’t right for him so he journeys to Alaska in hope of being able to live in peace. On May 12, 1990, he tells his parents that he was going to be going on a road trip using his yellow Datsun, but he was actually planning on leaving and not coming back. Later that year during June, he sends his final college…

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