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Thumbs up, thumbs down for Monday, Feb. 3

...Humanities; Eowyn Ivey, Individual Artist; Martha Galila, Margaret Nick Cooke Award; Cam Bohman, Arts Advocacy; and Willie Hensley, Distinguished Service to the Humanities. Ron Senungetuk, Lifetime Achievement Award; and Eva Saulitis, a Distinguished...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-03/thumbs-thumbs-down-monday-feb-3
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2011-07-06/willie-and-elizabeth-hensley-lecture-be-w
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-22/imparting-words-wisdom
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-21/alaska-federation-natives-gathering-gro
State
Relating Medal of Freedom recipients to Alaskans

...struggle to secure Native rights in the form of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). This leads me to Willie Hensley who, as the title of his autobiography points out grew up "Fifty Miles From Tomorrow" (Kotzebue) and became a...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-03/relating-medal-freedom-recipients-ala
Opinion
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.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021011/art_783249846.shtml
Arts
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060910/reg_651026972.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111610/reg_736991325.shtml
Regional News
Around Town

...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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030210/loc_569711082.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102810/opi_727293107.shtml
Opinion

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