Arctic Dance

Arctic Dance

by Charles Craighead, Bonnie Kreps
     
 

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From her first glimpse of Alaska as a young girl, Margaret "Mardy" Murie has a special connection to the Northland. After her Yukon wedding to naturalist Olaus Murie, Mardy joined her husband for years of wilderness adventure, becoming his partner in lifetime of conversation efforts. For more than seventy years, Mardy Murie tireless championed the

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From her first glimpse of Alaska as a young girl, Margaret "Mardy" Murie has a special connection to the Northland. After her Yukon wedding to naturalist Olaus Murie, Mardy joined her husband for years of wilderness adventure, becoming his partner in lifetime of conversation efforts. For more than seventy years, Mardy Murie tireless championed the environment. Her work led to the founding of The Wilderness Society and the establishment of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. She has been known for years as "the mother of the conversation movementt," and recently received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Based on the critically acclaimed documentary film, ARTIC DANCE: THE MARDY MURIE STORY tells the story of one ordinary woman who accomplished extraordinary things. This remarkable biographic photo-essay features photos from Muries' personal collection, excerpts from her letters and journals, along with a concise essay detailing her life story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558686007
Publisher:
Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/05/2002
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.98(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Craighead has worked as a photographer and cinematographer since 1964.

Kreps, award-winning filmmaker and writer, formed her own production company in 1971. Her films, produced mostly with the National Film Board of Canada, have been shown on networks and in festivals and museums in Canada, the United States, Australia, South America, and Europe.

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