Kaila Druck

Kaila Rose Druck is the daughter of Amy Carroll and Gordon Druck. She was born in Fairbanks Alaska and raised in Gwichyaa Zhee (Fort Yukon). Her grandparents are the late Leah and Joe Druck and Rebecca Carroll and Jerry Carroll. Her great- grandparents are the late Stanley and Madeline Jonas.

Her hobbies include sewing and playing sports. She joined the Gwich’in Youth Council to learn more about the things that are affecting our people and to find solutions. She also wants to learn how to become a leader. 

“I found it fascinating that our ancestors had such a close connection to the porcupine caribous herd and made a promise to protect them and the land. I look forward to standing with our people and continuing the fight to protect the Arctic Refuge forever.”

Recent Work

  • Traveled to Washington DC to discuss with congressional leaders why our land and animals should be protected.
  • Presented to class about the events of the Washington DC trip.
  • Playing basketball and volleyball for the Fort Yukon Eagles.
  • Reaching out to the younger generation.


  • Visit schools and read to the children, teach them about the porcupine caribou.
  • Connect with an elder’s and start visiting them.
  • Community event on the Arctic Refuge