William Mills Prize 2014

(* indicates that it was shortlisted)

2014 William Mills Prize Recipient

Press release

Fox Gearheard, Shari, Lene Kielsen Holm, Henry Huntington, Joe Mello Leavitt, Andrew R. Mahoney, Margaret Opie, Toku Oshima and Joelie Sanguya, eds. The Meaning of Ice: People and Sea Ice in Three Arctic Communities. Hanover, NH: International Polar Institute Press, 2013.

2014 William Mills Prize Honorable Mentions

Dagnell, Lara and Hilary Shibata, translators. The Japanese South Polar Expedition 1910-12: a Record of Antarctica. Bluntisham, UK: Bluntisham Books; Eccles, UK: The Erskine Press, December 2011.

Krupnik, Igor and Michael Chlenov. Yupik Transitions: Change and Survival at Bering Strait, 1900-1960. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2013.

2014 William Mills Prize Nominees

Adams, Brian. I am Alaskan. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2013.

*Bart, Sheldon. Race to the Top of the World: Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2013.

Burn, Dr. Christopher, ed. Herschel Island Qikiqtaryuk: a Natural and Cultural History of Yukon’s Arctic Island. Whitehorse: Wildlife Management Advisory Council (North Slope), 2012.

*Dathan, Wendy. The Reindeer Botanist: Alf Erling Porsild, 1901-1977.Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2012. Co-published with the Arctic Institute of North America.

Friesen, T. Max. When Worlds Collide: Hunter – Gatherer World-System Change in the Nineteenth Century Canadian Arctic. Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, 2013.

Haddelsey, Stephen. Shackleton’s Dream: Fuchs, Hillary and the Crossing of Antarctica. Stroud, UK: The History Press, November 2012.

Issaluk, Johnny. Games of Survival: Traditional Inuit Games for Elementary Students. Iqaluit: Inhabit Media, 2012.

*Kan, Sergei. A Russian American Photographer in Tlingit Country: Vincent Soboleff in Alaska. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013.

Kruse, Frigga. Frozen Assets: British Mining, Exploration, and Geopolitics on Spitsbergen, 1904-53. Eelde, NL: Barkhuis, 2013.

Lensu, Mikko and Paula Kankaanpää. 80 N – Kinnvika. Rovaniemi, FL: Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, 2013. Publication financed by Nordic Council of Ministers.

*McLeish, Todd. Narwhals: Arctic Whales in a Melting World. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2013.

Scott, Patrick. Talking Tools: Faces of Aboriginal Oral Tradition in Contemporary Society. Edmonton: CCI Press, 2012.

*Walton, David, ed. Antarctica: Global Science from a Frozen Continent.Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Weyapunk, Winton, Jr. and Igor Krupnik, compilers. Kinikmi Sigum Qanuq Ilitaavut / Wales Inupiaq Sea Ice Dictionary. Washington, DC: Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution, 2012.