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Alaska Famous Natives

People listed are almost always native to the state. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a state for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the state in their personal endeavors.

B
  • Irene Bedard actress
  • Margaret Elizabeth Bell author
  • Benny Benson designed state flag at age 13
  • Carlos Boozer basketball player (born in West Germany)
  • Susan Butcher dog musher, winner iditarod trail sled dog race (born in MA)
C
  • Matt Carle hockey player
  • Chad Carpenter cartoonist
  • Shawn Chac√≥n baseball player
  • Callan Chythlook-Sifsof snowboarder
  • Ty Conklin hockey player
D
  • Nora Marks Dauenhauer author
  • Bettye Davis politician
E - H
  • William Allen Egan first governor of Alaska
  • Erik Ellington skateboarder
  • Rosey Fletcher olympic snowboarder
  • Scott Gomez hockey player
  • Anna Graceman singer, musician
  • Sue Henry writer
J
  • Jewell singer, songwriter, poet
  • Kevin Johansen musician
L
  • Trajan Langdon basketball player
  • Hilary Lindh olympic skier
M
  • Lance Mackey dog musher, dog sled racer
  • Ray Mala actor
N - O
  • Joann Osterud first female pilot Alaska Airlines
  • Herbie Nayokpuk iditarod musher
P
  • Sarah Palin first woman governor of Alaska, politician
  • Virgil Partch cartoonist
  • Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich civil rights leader
R
  • Kikkan Randall cross-country skier
  • Howard Rock artist, political and environmental activist, publisher
S
  • Curt Schilling baseball player
  • Nell Scott first female in Alaska legislature
  • Mark Schlereth football player, analyst
  • Mike Stepovich last territorial governor
T
  • Vern Tejas mountain climber
  • Jim "Hobo Jim" Varsos singer

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