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Marla J. Williams

Director-Writer/Producer, "Aleut Story"

Marla J. Williams is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and former daily journalist. In collaboration with the Aleutian Pribilof Heritage Group and Sprocket Heads, LLC, she directed, wrote, and produced Aleut Story, chronicling Aleut Americans’ World War II internment and decades-long fight for federal reparations. Williams resides in Seattle with her husband, Andy Ryan, and their dog Gus.

An article written by this presenter is available on-line.

Speaker Events

Saturday, July 6

World War II and Redress Experiences of Japanese Alaskans and Aleuts [AUDIO]
Ronald K. Inouye, Retired, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Marie Matsuno Nash
Robert T. Ohashi, Pharmacist Store Owner
Marla J. Williams, Director-Writer/Producer, "Aleut Story"


Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Willow B
Topic: Basic Introduction