Timothy H. Argetsinger
Native Village of Kotzebue
Tim Aqukkasuk Argetsinger is Iñupiaq from Anchorage, AK. His mother is Lynda Simiitaq Hadley of Deering, a coastal Iñupiat village in the Northwest Arctic. Tim graduated from Dartmouth College with honors in June 2009 with a BA in Native American studies and Japanese. Tim hopes to pursue a joint JD / PhD degree and envisions comprehensive policy reform in the realm of Alaska Native education. Argetsinger sees more cooperation between polar peoples as fundamental to achieving aboriginal autonomy in Alaska. In his free time, Argetsinger enjoys film photography, drawing, painting, and other creative endeavors.