Growing Up and Looking Out: My Life From Laguna Pueblo to Albuquerque
Katherine Augustine (Author)
May 04, 2017
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.18 inches | 0.27 pounds
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About the Author
Katherine Augustine grew up on the Laguna Indian Reservation in New Mexico in the 1930s and was raised by a beloved grandmother. In the 1940s she lived in a boxcar in Gallup, New Mexio with her parents and five siblings. Her father worked for the railroad and during a summer vacation from the Albuquerque Indian Boarding School she worked as a Harvey Girl. Following graduation from high school she went to nursing school in Ganado, Arizona, became a registered nurse, and had a long career as a nurse in Albuquerque. She has won numerous service awards, served on numerous community boards, and has been and is a volunteer for a variety of community organizations.