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Daniel O'Neill

Dan O'Neill

Born in San Francisco, California in 1950, Dan O'Neill came to Alaska in the 1970s. He settled in Fairbanks, and has done a variety of things, including dog mushing, working as a laborer, conducting oral history interviews, as a journalist producing radio and video productions on historical topics, and is now a full-time writer. Dan worked for the Oral History Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in the early 1990s doing interviews for projects such as the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve Project Jukebox and the Gates of the Arctic National Park Project Jukebox. He is the author of a number of books about Alaska, including The Firecracker Boys, Last Giant of Beringia: The Mystery of the Bering Land Bridge, and A Land Gone Lonesome: An Inland Voyage Along the Yukon River . Dan also was an opinion columnist for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner newspaper from 1998–2002.

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