Spanning his fifty-year dogsled racing career, ATTLA tells the story of dogsled chamption George Attla, from his childhood as a TB survivor in the remote Alaskan interior, through his rise as ten-time world champion and mythical state hero, and finally as a village elder resolutely training his grandnephew to race his dog team one last time.

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Educational DVD & Streaming available at GOOD DOCS
Educational Resources:
Viewer Discussion Guide; Supplemental Resources
Program Length: 57 minutes
Production Staff: Director/Cinematographer/Editor: Catharine Axley, Executive Producer: Jamie Meltzer, Producers: Kristine Stolakis, Melissa Langer
Production Company: Molt Films, LLC
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Format: DVD & Digital Download
Public Broadcast Release: December 16, 2019




Walt Pourier

Vice Chair

Walt is Oglala Lakota and created the logo for Urban Rez. He is Creative Director, owner of Nakota Designs Advertising Designs and Graphics. Executive Director of the Stronghold Society nonprofit dedicated to instilling hope and supporting youth movements through Live Life Call To Action Campaigns.


Project Coordinator​

(Hataža Mani Winga)​

"Cinema Aficionado"

Role: Jordana is excited to engage with different Native/Indigenous communities. Her passion for working with youth will help develop the Native Youth Media Project. She will also assist with the Creative Shorts Fellowship (CSF) to help organize deliverables for filmmakers.