BLM IditaChat

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Northern Light Media is co-sponsoring the 2016 IditaChat from BLM Alaska:

@BLMAlaska will host a “Sled Dog Tales: Talk with Alaska Sled Dogs”  Tweet Chat on Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 9 to 11 a.m. AKST (1 to 3 p.m. EST).

This year’s BLM IditaChat mushers include Aliy Zirkle, Zoya DeNure, Jodi Bailey, Dan Kaduce, Cindy Abbott, Bonnie Foster (with her dogs!) and Julie Capps!

Beringia dogYou can ask sled dogs what they really think and experience, translated by the person who knows them best — their musher.

Anyone with a Twitter account can “tweet” live questions and comments for the dogs during the #BLMIditaChat Twitter conversation. Simply use the #BLMIditaChat hashtag in your tweet and follow the conversation at @BLMAlaska on Twitter.

During the Tweet Chat the history and culture of Iditarod National Historic Trail and recreation opportunities will be covered. Mushers and their dogs will answer questions from the public and classrooms.

You can read the bios of the IditaChat participants, the Tweet Chat Cadre!

Resources for Tweet Chat

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About Helen Hegener

My books currently in print include "A Mighty Nice Place," Alaskan Roadhouses, The First Iditarod, The Matanuska Colony Barns, The All Alaska Sweepstakes, and The Yukon Quest Trail. I am currently researching and writing a book on the history of the Alaska Railroad. All of my books and DVDs are available on this site, at Amazon, eBay, IndieBooks, CreateSpace, GoodReads, and through your local independent bookstores. I’ve volunteered for several sled dog races, including the All Alaska Sweepstakes, the Yukon Quest, the Northern Lights 300, and the Copper Basin 300. I also organized and sponsored two Mushing History Conferences, in 2009 and 2010, which drew presenters and attendees from across Alaska and Canada. You can contact me on Facebook, at PO Box 870515, Wasilla, Alaska 99687-0515, and via email at helenhegener@gmail.com
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