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The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island

April 24, 2017

A stranded American Indian woman lived alone on this remote California island for 18 years, inspiring the great children’s novel Island of the Blue Dolphins. Her story, briefly told at Atlas Obscura, reminds us of the lamentable experience of Natives struggling to survive in a market-driven world of European-Americans: San Nicolas Island – Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California – Atlas Obscura

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  1. April 24, 2017 2:23 pm

    Reblogged this on Buffalo Doug.

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