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Empire Editorial: Remembering George Attla

Today in Huslia, a village on the Koyukuk River, an Alaska legend will be laid to rest.George Attla Jr., Alaska's greatest sprint musher, has died. He will be missed.Attla was known not just for what he was, but for what...
Crowd gathers to remember legendary musher

...Hundreds of people gathered in Fairbanks to remember George Attla Jr., the legendary Athabascan sprint racing're from, the first question is, 'Do you know George Attla?'" Simon said. "The second question is, 'Are...
Green gets Alaska right in "Wildlike"

...Alaska any more realistically than "Wildlike." (Okay, there's "Spirit of the Wind," but nobody has seen the George Attla biopic in three decades.)"Wildlike" showcases a smart filmmaker using considerable technical prowess to create...
Huslers run with Crimson Bears girls and stuff."Jimmy Huntington, known as the "Huslia Husler" was an influence on other mushing greats such as George Attla Jr. and Bergman Sam, whose relatives Madison Attla and Kelly, Tessa and Ivey Sam are also on the team. The community...
Little Huslia's hustle wins it Iditarod award

...It's the home of statewide champion sprint musher George Attla, who died in February. Today the town has three dog...Sled Dog Care-Mushing Program, which is named after George Attla's son.It's far too soon to know if future Iditarods...
2015 'I-Did-A-Detour' start moved to Fairbanks

...They will get to experience the Iditarod and we will get to experience those communities."Huslia is the home of George Attla, called the "Huslia Hustler," an Athabascan who raced from 1958 to 2011 and was one of the first entrants in the...
Extracting truth from myth

...of racism in media coverage of the event at the time.Those interviewed for the film include descendants of mushers George Attla, Dan Seavey, Howard Farley and Richard Burmeister; journalists Michael Carey, Dermot Cole and Craig Medred; historians...
John and Attla to wed

...2005, at Door of Hope Church in Fairbanks. The reception will be at David Salmon Tribal Hall. She is the daughter of George Attla Jr. and Shirley Vent. She went to Tanana High School. She works as a physician assistant at Tanana Chiefs Conference...
Mushers, Olympic champs make Hall of Fame

...The selection committee named five athletes, two moments and one event for the Hall's very first class. Mushers George Attla and Susan Butcher were honored while Olympic gold medalists Tommy Moe and Kristen Thorness also reached the Hall. New...
This Day in History

...Pioneers' Home at Sitka was dedicated. In 1959, A belligerent moose disrupted Anchorage's Fur Rendezvous. In 1975, George Attla won his fifth Anchorage Fur Rendezvous Sled Dog Race. In the nation In 1801, the House of Representatives broke an...


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