This is the moving story of high school students in an isolated village at the top of Alaska starting a football team. Against long odds the Whalers had to practice and play in extreme conditions and travel hundreds of miles from home when they went on the qroad, q flying for each game.They ended their first season victorious, while maintaining their subsistence hunter-gather culture.... in many ways, not the least of which was better access to jet plane service, telephone communications, and cable TV. ... nonconference schedule in 2006, Juneau was the standardbearer for overcoming financial and logistical challenges.
|Title||:||Thunder on the Tundra|
|Publisher||:||Graphic Arts Books - 2011-04-01|