Song of the Alaskero

DESCRIPTION: Ilocano. "It's a hard lonesome fate We face in Alaska." The food is bad and the boss harsh. The weather is cold, and there is no rest. The singer wishes he were back at home and hopes the skies (gods?) will approve of his labor
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (Casady, Labor Unrest and the Labor Movement in the Salmon Industries of the Pacific Coast, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage work travel hardtimes Indians(Am.)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 683-684 "Song of the Alaskero" (1 translated text)
File: CAFS2683

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