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Willie and Elizabeth Hensley to lecture to be webstreamed live

The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host Willie Hensley and his daughter, Elizabeth Hensley, for a free...the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971. Willie Hensley will also sign his book, "Fifty Miles From Tomorrow...
Willie Hensley to speak Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Community House

Inupiaq elder and activist Willie Iggiagruk Hensley will give a presentation on his book, "Fifty Miles From Tomorrow: A Memoir of Alaska and the Real People," at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11 at the Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Community House in Sitka. This free event is sponsored by members of the Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum.
Businesses donate $10,000 to the First Alaskans Institute

...further advance education and cultural enrichment for Alaska Natives. Crowley Vice President Craig Tornga presented Willie Hensley, a noted author, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the First Alaskans Foundation and former manager of Federal...
Alaska senator's legacy topic of panel discussion

...University of Alaska Fairbanks. Faculty members Terrence Cole and Jerry McBeath, Inupiat elder, activist and author Willie Hensley are among the panelists. Also joining the discussion are Anchorage journalist Michael Carey and Stevens Papers Project...
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...Details: Betty, 789-7236. Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel. Book signing with Willie Hensley, noon-2 p.m., Hearthside Books, downtown. Hensley will sign the softcover edition of "Fifty Miles from Tomorrow...
Imparting words of wisdom

...from Athabascan spiritual leader Rev. Anna Frank. Delegates then heard remarks from Medicine Crow, the ubiquitous Willie Hensley and gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott."Those who have been on the journey longest can look behind, examine...
Valuable hire: Alaska rightfully gets adviser in Indian affairs

...understands this well, by way of her education and background. She's an attorney, and she's the daughter of Willie Hensley, one of the most perceptive and articulate Alaska Native leaders of the past half-century. Federal policies on...
Statewide Poetry Out Loud champion announced

...representing their regions. The Poetry Out Loud state finals were judged by special guests including writer and politician Willie Hensley, poet and writer from Fairbanks; Linda Schandelmeier; Emily Wall, Juneau writer and assistant professor of English...
Poetry Out Loud finals to be held Feb. 23 at the JACC

...will be Joe Nelson, director of admissions at University of Alaska Southeast. Guest judges for the event include: Willie Hensley, writer and politician raised in Kotzebue; Linda Schandelmeier, a writer and poet from Fairbanks; Emily Wall...
Alaska Federation of Natives gathering grows

...Dauenhauer, of Juneau, Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and the institute's President Liz Medicine Crow and board chair Willie Hensley will address the conference participants.The Symposium for Alaska Native Leaders will take place before the AFN...


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