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Willie Hensley is the author of Fifty Miles from Tomorrow: A Memoir of Alaska and the Real People

Fifty Miles from Tomorrow became available in paperback in 2010 (Picador) and was originally published in December 2008, by Sarah Crichton Books.

Willie is Visiting Distinguished Professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage College of Business and Public Policy, where he is teaching Alaska Policy Frontiers (PADM 671).

As chairman of the First Alaskans Institute board of trustees, Willie works with the trustees and staff to further the organizational vision “Progress for the next ten thousand years.” Find out more about the work of the First Alaskans Institute.