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

I write nonfiction books about Alaskan history, and my titles currently include The Alaska Railroad 1902-1923, Alaskan Roadhouses, Alaskan Sled Dog Tales, The First Iditarod, The All Alaska Sweepstakes, The Yukon Quest Trail, The Matanuska Colony Barns, and others. You can contact me via email at helenhegener@gmail.com
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