Gwich’in Nation Chiefs and Leaders fly to Washington DC after sacred lands are opened to oil and gas development

July 1, 2022

In what is believed to have been the largest Gwich’in gathering in Washington, D.C. 17  representatives from 7 villages from Alaska and Canada arrived on May 14th, 2022, for a week of meetings with Congressional […]

Insurer Swiss Re takes stand against Arctic Refuge drilling

December 17, 2020

FAIRBANKS, ALASKA (December 11, 2020) – The Swiss Re Group—one of the world’s leading insurers—has confirmed in a letter to the Gwich’in Steering Committee that it will not provide coverage or investment support for projects […]

Prayer Vigil for the Porcupine Caribou Herd Friday December 18th

December 16, 2020

4pm Ak time, 6pm Mt, 8pm Est.  Special guest representing the American Indian Movement & Society of Native Nations, who have been partnering with the Gwich’in Steering Committee on many national and local events. Navajo […]

Gwich’in Seek Immediate Remedy to Protect their Human Rights

November 20, 2020

Fairbanks, AK – Following the Trump Administration’s call for nominations for oil and gas leases in the sacred calving grounds of the Porcupine Caribou Herd, the Gwich’in Steering Committee filed a Request for Precautionary Measures […]

Gwich’in Steering Committee Leads 76 Organizations in Telling Insurers to Oppose Destruction of The Sacred Calving Grounds

November 19, 2020

TO: AIG, Allianz, Aviva, AXIS, Chubb, CNA, Generali, Liberty Mutual, Lloyd’s, Markel, Munich Re, QBE, RLI, SCOR, Sompo, Swiss Re, Talanx, The Hartford, Tokio Marine, Travelers, WR Berkley, Zurich We, the Gwich’in Steering Committee and […]

Together Apart Report

October 23, 2020

Read a summary of the Together Apart event which occurred September 24-26, 2020.

We’re Hiring

October 6, 2020

The Gwich’in Steering Committee is currently hiring for the following positions: Outreach Coordinator – Job Description Executive Assistant – Job Description

Together Apart

August 20, 2020

September 24th, 25th, and 26th, 2020 Download Agenda A remote event celebrating the strength and commitment of the Gwich’in Nation and calling for continued action to protect the calving grounds of the porcupine caribou herd […]

Indigenous Women, Sharing Our Stories: Nomination Form (Deadline 15 April 2020)

March 16, 2020


The Gwich’in Steering Committee is Implementing a Youth Board

April 10, 2019

The input from our youth is vital to their future, and to the way we approach this fight to defend the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.