Alaska Native Mushing Icon George Attla Hopes to Boost Sport in Villages

Champion sprint musher George Attla once had someone offer him $5,000 for one of his dogs. Attla said he was confused why someone would want to buy only one dog when you need 14 for a team, but the man explained.The man told Attla he wanted to be associated with the winning dog team. He said “when you go by, I want to be able to say ‘You see my dog running in that team,’” Attla told an audience Tuesday afternoon at the First Alaskans Institute Elders and Youth Conference.Read more here:


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