AARON DEAN HALL was born in Spring Lake, North Carolina in 1973. In 1974 his family moved to Alpine, Utah
where he resided for 16 years. He is the third of eleven children (four
brothers and six sisters) born to Blaine Dean Hall and Virginia May Hall.
His junior year of high school (1990-91) was
spent at Riga's Secondary School #34
in what was then the Soviet Union. After
graduation, he attended the University
of Utah where he
obtained a B.A. in Russian and Anthropology. He went on to earn his M.Ed. in
Special Education. After receiving his advanced degree, he continued his
academic pursuits in math and physics. He was initiated into Pi Mu Epsilon national honorary mathematics society in April
Hall got his first teaching
job at Highland High School in Salt Lake City, the high school from which he
himself had graduated. He worked there for three years. In 1999, he accepted a
third/fourth grade teaching position in Togiak, a remote Yup'ik
Eskimo village in southwestern Alaska,
where he wrote The Sorceress of Atunluck. Hall currently teaches in Salt
Lake City, Utah.
The above pictures were taken in Togiak,
Alaska where the Leidan Islands came into existence.
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Togiak Wilderness Preservation Weather
In Togiak History of Togiak