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New book adds Tlingit perspective to historic Sitka battles

SITKA, ALASKA Two of Southeast Alaska’s leading cultural historians, Richard and Nora Marks Dauenhauer, have published a new book about the battle for Sitka.
The book documents the events leading up to the battles of 1802 and 1804, which took place at sites now known as “Old Sitka” (in Starrigavan Bay) and Sitka National Historical Park.
The little-understood episode was last major conflict between North American Natives and a colonizing European power.
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