Velma Wallis

Velma Wallis is an American author of Athabaskan Indian descent. She is best known for her book 'Two Old Women', which is based on an Athabaskan legend.


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  1. 1. Two Old Women

    This book is a poignant tale of survival and resilience that follows the journey of two elderly women abandoned by their tribe during a brutal winter famine. Faced with the harsh realities of the Arctic wilderness, the women must overcome the physical challenges of their age, societal expectations, and their own fears. Relying on each other and the skills passed down from their ancestors, they defy the odds by finding new strength and proving that those deemed weak and useless can offer wisdom and fortitude. Their story is a testament to the power of friendship and the indomitable human spirit.

    The 5432nd Greatest Book of All Time