Gwich’in Seek Immediate Remedy to Protect their Human Rights

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

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

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

We’re Hiring

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

Together Apart

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 […]

The Gwich’in Steering Committee is Implementing a Youth Board

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.

Gwich’in Leaders Travel to New York to Tell Banks: Defend the Arctic Refuge

By Bernadette Demientieff, Executive Director, Gwich’in Steering Committee This week, I traveled more than 4,000 miles from home to meet with major banks and urge them to help protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from […]

Walter and Arlene Peter nominated for the Honorary Gwich’in Award

The Gwich’in Steering Committee is happy to announce that Walter and Arlene Peter, of Fort Yukon were nominated for the Honorary Gwich’in Award. They have been together for 25 years and married for 5. The […]

The Tour Heads to Utah

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of the world’s last untouched wild places. Now, much like public lands across the Southwest, it’s facing the greatest threats in decades. Members of the Gwich’in Nation, who […]

Alaska Natives Ask for Southwest Support to Protect Their Homeland

FAIRBANKS, AK — A group of Alaska Natives are in the Southwest this week. They’re stoking opposition to a bill that would authorize oil and gas drilling in their homeland, including parts of the Arctic […]