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Wassillie Evan (Misngalria) was a Yup'ik elder from Akiak, Alaska. He was born in 1930 in Napaskiak, Alaska and grew up living a traditional subsistence lifestyle of hunting, trapping, and fishing. Throughout his life, Wassillie spent a lot of time traveling on the land and waters in the region and became an expert on survival, navigation, trails, and traditional Yupi'k place names. He was also a traditional healer. Wassillie passed away in 2010. He was 80 years old.