Little Hawk and the Lone Wolf: A Memoir by Raymond Kaquatosh

By Raymond Kaquatosh

“Little Hawk” used to be born Raymond Kaquatosh in 1924 on Wisconsin’s Menominee Reservation. The son of a medication lady, Ray spent his Depression-era boyhood immersed within the fantastic thing about the flora and fauna and the traditions of his tribe and his family.

After his father’s loss of life, eight-year-old Ray used to be despatched to an Indian boarding college in Keshena. There he skilled isolation and melancholy, but additionally convenience and kindness. Upon his go back domestic, Ray remained a lonely boy in a whole condo until eventually he met and befriended a lone trees wolf. the weird bond they shaped could final via either their lifetimes. As Ray grew right into a younger guy, he left the reservation extra usually. but each time he returned—from institution and paintings, from carrier within the Marines, and eventually from postwar Wausau together with his destiny wife—the wolf waited.

In this infrequent first-person narrative of a Menominee Indian’s coming of age, Raymond Kaquatosh stocks a narrative that's clever and irreverent, usually humorous, and finally, deeply moving. 

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