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Amanda Attla is the daughter of champion dogsled racer George Attla, Jr., whose life story is the subject of ATTLA. She is Koyukon Athabascan Indian and Yup’ik Eskimo. Amanda has worked for 18 years as a Native Culture/Art Instructor, a master Athabascan Artist-Culture Bearer for the Alaska Native Heritage Center, a coach and judge for Native Youth Olympics, Arctic Winter Games, and World Eskimo Indian Olympics, and as a culture teacher throughout Alaskan school districts. Amanda has spoken across Alaska on the issues of alcohol and drug abuse and suicide prevention. Currently, Amanda works for Alaska - Care & Husbandry Instruction for Lifelong Living as an Athabascan culture expert and travels to villages in interior Alaska to teach students and communities.