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...both master carvers in the 1970s, '80s and '90s.Other carvers were: Cliff Thomas, Gaanaxteidi, grandson of Mildred Sparks, and Tommie Jimmie Sr.Apprentice carvers and painters were:? David Svenson, adopted as a member of the Shangukeidi...
Tlingit civil rights hero William Paul Sr. remembered

...Everson said. "... What if we didn't have leaders like William Paul? What if we didn't have leaders like Mildred Sparks? They laid the groundwork for us to carry on, and we are doing the best we can. Their words and their characters...
Alaska honors Native leader with celebration

...may have not been as well known but who in their way have contributed in making life easier for us," Lund said. Mildred Sparks of Haines, Amy Hallingstad of Petersburg and Lottie Nannauck from Kake were Native women who had a quiet but profound...
Juneau to honor civil rights leader

...Doloresa Cadiente will present the recently-resurrected Mildred Sparks Award to an ANS Camp 2 member, and Andy Ebona and to ANS or ANB. "People who receive the Mildred Sparks Award are people who have dedicated many years to...
Ronald Keith Sparks

...question about it," said his friend, Don Argetsinger. He was preceded in death by his parents, William "Bill" and Mildred Sparks; siblings, William "Butch" Sparks, Wesley Willard, Margaret Thomas and Evans Willard. He is survived by his...


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