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Paradise lost

  • Featuring: Willie Hensley & Angela Marith
  • Date Submitted: Nov 17, 2020
  • Location: Alaska

Willie, a native Alaskan Iñupiaq, speaks with Angela about how the influx of Russians, Western Europeans and Americans into Alaska has had on their culture, health and livelihood. Outsiders unintentionally brought diseases, decimating much of the native Alaskan populations. They also had much of their spirituality and livelihood stripped from them. Edit credit: Mike Addis


  • Willie Hensley
  • Angela Marith
  • Native American
  • Health Equity
  • DEI