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November, 2019 – Tony Penikett visits UW

December 3, 2019

In early November, Tony Penikett, former premier of the Yukon Territory, presented on the thesis and background of his book, Hunting the Northern Character arguing that a new consciousness is developing in the circumpolar region. The visit was sponsored by the Canadian Studies Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies; Quaternary Research Center’s 50th Anniversary Lecture Series; Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities; and the Consulate General of Canada in Seattle.