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Peggy Caravantes

February 10, 2016

Behind the Scenes: Peggy Caravantes, author of Marooned in the Arctic »


PEGGY 2When Ada Blackjack and the four other members of a Canadian team first stepped foot on Wrangel Island, north of Siberia, in 1921 to claim its craggy Arctic terrain for Great Britain, they had no idea how doomed their expedition was. Blackjack, an Inuit woman, was along to cook and sew in order to ma

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