(Written by Dave Shreffler. Shreffler is a restoration ecologist and photographer. His photos of the Western Arctic were featured in an exhibit on Capitol Hill in the rotunda of the Russell Senate Building in 2014. This piece originally appeared in The Hill.) Read more
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Nearly 30 years ago, the elders and traditional leaders of the Gwich’in Athabascans congregated for the first customary gathering of their Nation in more than a century. Those in attendance unanimously decided to speak with one voice against oil and gas development in the birthing and nursing grounds of the...
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This article is re-posted with permission, and originally appeared on Medium. The We Are The Arctic campaign is a growing movement of diverse voices coming together around the unprecedented opportunity to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Learn more at: www.wearethearctic.org. Read more
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