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Racing Toward Recovery The Extraordinary Story of Alaska Musher Mike Williams Sr

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ISBN-10: 1941821448

ISBN-13: 9781941821442

Edition: 2015

Authors: Mike Williams, Lew Freedman, Mike Williams

List price: $17.99
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For the first time, Alaska musher and tribal leader Mike Williams shares his remarkable life story with veteran sports writer Lew Freedman. Williams is a man of many parts, a sports figure, a government figure, a leader of his people, a husband, a father, and a Native man with one foot firmly planted in the twenty-first century and another firmly planted in the roots of a culture that dates back 10,000 years in Alaska. Williams competed in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race fifteen times, and was once the only Yup'ik Eskimo musher, a symbol to all Natives around the state. Although he was never a top contender for the Iditarod title, he was a competitor whom everyone cheered because he…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: West Margin Press
Publication date: 4/24/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 214
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Mike Williams Sr. is a resident of the village of Akiak in Alaska. He is a longtime competitor in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, a leading figure in the Sobriety Movement for Alaska Natives, and an activist for improved living conditions for Natives in the Alaska Bush. Mike Williams is recognized as one of the Great Tribal Leaders of Modern Times.

Mike Williams is an Architectural Investigator with English Heritage. His other publications include Bridport and West Bay:The buildings of the flax and hemp industry (English Heritage, 2006) and Cotton Mills in Greater Manchester (Carnegie Publishing,1992)