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Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Mary Jane (Evans) Fate

Mary Jane Fate, a Koyukon Athabascan born in Rampart, labored tirelessly to improve all aspects of Alaska Native people’s lives. As one of the original Alaska Native Land Claims Settlement Act lobbyists, she worked with others to convince the White House and Congress of the fairness and justice in conveying 40 million acres and $1 billion to Alaska Natives through the passage of the Native claims act in 1971.

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April 8, 2014 - 6:02 pm

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Beverly D. Dunham

Beverly, “Bev”, Dunham is a pioneer in Alaska journalism and a tireless community advocate. She is described as being ahead of her time and a strong role model to many women and young girls growing up in Alaska.

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April 8, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Eleanor Andrews

Eleanor Andrews has been building the human infrastructure capacity of Alaska for nearly five decades. She has been a successful business woman, as the owner of the Andrews Group, and also has been a highly regarded public servant. But it is the effectiveness and sweeping nature of her advocacy on behalf of community that is most amazing. Andrews is most widely known as a “civic entrepreneur” – that is a person who inspires institutions, businesses and individuals to invest in the community at the same time that they being successful at their work.

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April 8, 2014 - 5:58 pm
Jane Angvik. (Alaska Women's Hall of Fame photo)

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Jane Ruth Angvik

Jane Angvik has been involved in Alaska public life since 1973. She has served as an elected member of the Anchorage Assembly and the Anchorage Charter Commission and has taught many women how to conduct campaigns for public office.

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April 2, 2014 - 12:00 pm
Thelma Langdon

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Thelma Langdon

As part of Women’s history month, Alaska Public Media brings you the voices of influential Alaskan women who have helped shape and define the social, cultural and political discourse in Alaska. 15 women were recently inducted into the Alaska women’s hall of fame at a ceremony in Anchorage. Former lt governor Fran Ulmer was inducted herself in 2009. She introduced one of this year’s inductees-the late Thelma Langdon who was honored for her work in education, mental health and elder care. Her daughter Mel Langdon accepted the award.

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March 28, 2013 - 6:00 am
Mary Joyce

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Mary Joyce

As part of Women’s history month, Alaska Public Media brings you the voices of influential Alaskan women who have helped shape and define the social, cultural and political discourse in Alaska. 15 women were recently inducted into the Alaska women’s hall of fame at a ceremony in Anchorage. Former Anchorage Assembly chair and hall of fame steering committee member Jane Angvik tells us more about the late, Mary Joyce who was honored for her achievements in Business and adventure! Mary Lou Gerby accepted the award on her behalf.

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March 27, 2013 - 6:00 am
Jewel Jones

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Jewel Jones

As part of Women’s history month, Alaska Public Media brings you the voices of influential Alaskan women who have helped shape and define the social, cultural and political discourse in Alaska. 15 women were recently inducted into the Alaska women’s hall of fame at a ceremony in Anchorage. Former Lt. Governor Fran Ulmer was inducted herself in 2009. She was on hand to introduce one of this year’s inductees-public health and community development advocate Jewel Jones.

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March 26, 2013 - 6:00 am
Dorothy Jones

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Dorothy Jones

As part of Women’s history month, Alaska Public Media brings you the voices of influential Alaskan women who have helped shape and define the social, cultural and political discourse in Alaska. 15 women were recently inducted into the Alaska women’s hall of fame at a ceremony in Anchorage. Former Anchorage Assembly chair and hall of fame steering committee member Jane Angvik tells us more about one of the inductees-Anthropologist and women’s therapy advocate Dorothy Jones. Connie Wolf accepted the award.

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March 22, 2013 - 6:00 am
Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Joan Hurst

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Joan Hurst

As part of Women’s history month, Alaska Public Media brings you the voices of influential Alaskan women who have helped shape and define the social, cultural and political discourse in Alaska. 15 women were recently inducted into the Alaska women’s hall of fame at a ceremony in Anchorage. Former lt governor Fran Ulmer was inducted herself in 2009. She was on hand to introduce one of this year’s inductees-the late Youth development and child advocate Joan Hurst. Barb Dubahvich accepted the award.

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March 21, 2013 - 6:00 am
Karen Hunt

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Karen Hunt

As part of Women’s history month, Alaska Public Media brings you the voices of influential Alaskan women who have helped shape and define the social, cultural and political discourse in Alaska. 15 women were recently inducted into the Alaska women’s hall of fame at a ceremony in Anchorage. Former Anchorage Assembly chair and hall of fame steering committee member Jane Angvik tells us more about one of the inductees-Anchorage Superior court judge – Karen Hunt.

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March 20, 2013 - 6:00 am
Diddy Hitchins

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Diddy Hitchins

As part of Women’s history month, Alaska Public Media brings you the voices of influential Alaskan women who have helped shape and define the social, cultural and political discourse in Alaska. 15 women were recently inducted into the Alaska women’s hall of fame at a ceremony in Anchorage. Former lt governor Fran Ulmer was inducted herself in 2009. She was on hand to introduce one of this year’s inductees-Political science professor Diddy Hitchins.

March 19, 2013 - 6:00 am
Carolyn Covington. Courtesy of the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame.

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Carolyn Covington

As part of Women’s history month, Alaska Public Media brings you the voices of influential Alaskan women who have helped shape and define the social, cultural and political discourse in Alaska. Fifteen women were recently inducted into the Alaska women’s hall of fame at a ceremony in Anchorage. Former Anchorage Assembly chair and hall of fame steering committee member Jane Angvik tells us more about one of the inductees – education advocate Carolyn Covington.

March 15, 2013 - 6:00 am
Daphne Brown. Courtesy of the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame.

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Daphne Brown

As part of Women’s history month, Alaska Public Media will be bringing you the voices of Alaska women who have made a difference in their communities and the state. Fifteen women were recently inducted into the Alaska women’s hall of fame at a ceremony in Anchorage. Former Lt. Governor Fran Ulmer was inducted herself in 2009. She was on hand to introduce one of this year’s inductees — the late Architect Daphne Brown. Brown’s husband, Jonathan, and daughter, Catherine, accepted Daphne’s award.

March 14, 2013 - 6:00 am
Judy Brady. Courtesy of the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame.

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: Judy Brady

As part of Women’s history month, Alaska Public Media will brings you the voices of Alaskan women who have helped shape and define the social, cultural and political discourse in Alaska. Fifteen women were recently inducted into the Alaska women’s hall of fame at a ceremony in Anchorage. Former Anchorage Assembly chair and hall of fame steering committee member Jane Angvik tells us more about one of the inductees – resource development advocate Judy Brady.

March 13, 2013 - 6:00 am
Arne Beltz. Courtesy of the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame.

Alaska Women’s Hall Of Fame: Arne Beltz

As part of Women’s History Month, Alaska Public Media brings you the voices of Alaskan women who have helped shape and define the social, cultural and political discourse in Alaska. Fifteen women were recently inducted into the Alaska women’s hall of fame at a ceremony in Anchorage. Former Lt. Governor Fran Ulmer was inducted herself in 2009. She was on hand to introduce one of this year’s inductees — the late Nurse Arne Beltz. Beltz’s son William accepted Arne’s award.

March 12, 2013 - 6:00 am

15 To Be Inducted Into Alaska Women’s Hall Of Fame

Thursday evening, 15 women will be inducted into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame in a ceremony in Anchorage. The recognition of women’s contributions to the state started in 2008 during the 50th anniversary of statehood.

February 27, 2013 - 5:18 pm