In a statement, Alaska Federation of Natives president Julie Kitka called for “accountability for the actions of the perpetrators as well as those who appear to have planned this attack.”
Locals are advised to hunker down and avoid contact with nonfamily members. The number of positive cases represents 10% of Kivalina’s population.
Wilfried Kuugauraq Zibell said he applied for the Rhodes Scholarship because he wanted to continue his studies of cultural displacement and efforts to revitalize culture.
The Obama administration listed the Arctic ringed seal under the Endangered Species Act in 2012, citing the effects of climate change on the ringed seal’s sea ice habitat.
For now, Patkotak isn’t committing to any legislative caucus. He says he hopes to take his role as an independent lawmaker seriously.
Lambert says she was happy that the Biden campaign made an effort to show the diversity of America by including its Indigenous people.
The lawsuit says students in Nuiqsut made racist threats in a classroom setting in 2017, and students were not appropriately disciplined.
With the coronavirus making an in-person convention unsafe, the state’s largest annual gathering of Indigenous people came together virtually.
The annual meeting seeks to strengthen bonds between the oldest and youngest generations of Indigenous people.
All three of the schools in Kotzebue, and three Northwest Arctic village schools, will need to conduct school remotely.