Popular Native Leader Dies

The Alaska native community has lost a leader in the interior. Mitch Demientieff Nenana died suddenly Tuesday of a heart attack. He was 57. Demientieff was a long-time Athabascan leader from a prominent Nenana family. His sister
Cathy Morgan says Mitch’s leadership role began early when he served the first of 2 terms as president of the Tanana Chiefs Conference.

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks

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