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Title The reindeer queen : the story of Sinrock Mary / Documentary Educational Resources ; writer /producer, Maria Brooks
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, 2005
Online access available from:
Ethnographic Video Online    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (28 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary Using rare archival photographs, film footage and the shared memories of her granddaughters, this film tells the story of Sinrock Mary, who became the translator for Captain Mike Healy of the ship "Bear," which transported the first Siberian reindeer to Alaska. Through this relationship, Mary became the owner of the largest reindeer herd in the north and the wealthiest woman in the territory
Notes Documentary
Event Originally released in 2000
Subject Andrewuk, Changunak Antisarlook, 1870-1948.
Eskimos -- Alaska -- Biography.
Reindeer herders -- Alaska -- Biography.
Alaska -- History -- 1867-1959.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Brooks, Maria.
Harrison, Sharon.
Ninguelook, Albert
Okleasik, Franklin
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Other Titles Title on container label: Reindeer queen : the richest woman in Alaska
Title on disc label: Reindeer queen : once the richest woman in Alaska - the true story of Sinrock Mary