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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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-12/extracting-truth-myth
Art
Mushing icon Attla wants villages to take up sport

FAIRBANKS - Alaska Native mushing icon George Attla says he wants to see a revival of his sport among young people in villages."Years ago, there was a lot of pride in our dog...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-24/mushing-icon-attla-wants-villages-take-
State
Herb Didrickson, 'The Pride Of Sitka,' inducted to AK Hall Of Fame

...Where Kikkan Randall, Tommy Moe, Nina Kemppel and Hilary Lindh wax skis. Where Lance Mackey, Susan Butcher and George Attla hanker down from the cold.Didrikson, the little boy who tired out for the Boy Scout Troop 643 team as an extracurricular...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-02-28/herb-didrickson-pride-sitka-inducted-a
Sports | Gold Medal
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052705/nei_20050527011.shtml
Neighbors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112806/spo_20061128001.shtml
Sports
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021703/sta_thisday.shtml
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State Briefs

...Shelter staff got busy getting the word out that the dogs came from some top bloodlines, including dogs owned by George Attla, Joe Runyan, Bill Cotter and Roxy Wright. Attla and Wright are champion sprint racers. Runyan has won both the Iditarod...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122402/sta_briefs.shtml
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This Day in History

...general of the U.S. Army Air Corps. 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021705/sta_20050217014.shtml
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This Day in History

...general of the U.S. Army Air Corps. 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021706/sta_20060217005.shtml
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This Day in History

...1979, the film "Spirit of the Wind" premiered in Fairbanks. The movie was based on the life of Alaska dog musher George Attla. In the nation In 1861, the first transcontinental telegraph message was sent as Justice Stephen J. Field of California...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102403/sta_dih.shtml
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