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John E. Smelcer

Biography

John E. Smelcer

John Smelcer was raised in Alaska to know and participate in Native Ways, beliefs, customs and subsistence practices. He has dedicated his life to preserving his Ahtna heritage, language, myths, traditional Indian knowledge, archaeological sites and he has taught literature, creative writing, public speaking, and Native Studies for over twenty years. Dr. John Smelcer's novels, short stories, poems, essays, screenplays and articles, anchored in Alaskan culture, have been published and translated worldwide. Like you, John Smelcer is the product of the people who raised him and loved him and instructed him, as well as of a place and a culture. He can be no other.

John E. Smelcer

Books by John E. Smelcer

by John E. Smelcer - Adventure, Children's

Brothers Sebastian and James Savage decide to climb one of the highest Alaskan mountains to prove themselves to their father. Inspired by true events, SAVAGE MOUNTAIN is not a story of father-son reconciliation, but a touching story of two brothers who test their limits and learn that no matter how different they might be, the strongest bond of all is brotherhood.