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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The History Of The Gwich’in Gathering


League Staff | July 15, 2016
In June of 1988, the elders and traditional leaders of the Gwich’in Athabascans congregated for the first customary gathering of their Nation in more than a century. July 26th will mark the first day of the 15th biennial Gwich’in Gathering, this year in Arctic Village. Read more
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What A Difference A Year Makes


Leah Donahey | June 29, 2016
Above, Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon speaks to more than 100 people in Washington, DC, at a May 2016 gathering in opposition to proposed leases in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo: Alaska Wilderness League) From fighting Shell as it journeyed to start drilling in the Arctic, to finding ourselves a big...
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