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In the Beautiful, Threatened North - The New York Review of Books

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In the Beautiful, Threatened North
The New York Review of Books
Some of the best pieces in the book are by Alaska natives, like Velma Wallis, a Gwich'in from Fort Yukon, whose essay recalls the changes in the village's life.
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Gwich'in in the NY Times.  Velma Wallis quote on cultural change.

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Peel Watershed Dispatches: Gwich'in to YG: accept the plan

Peel Watershed Dispatches: Gwich'in to YG: accept the plan | cultural storytelling | Scoop.it
Fort McPherson, N.W.T. resident James Andre garnered lots of media attention when he attended the Yukon government's open house on the Peel watershed Friday. His message: accept the Final Recommended Plan ...
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Gwich'in continue to fight to protect the land in the Yukon.

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AFN Board Endorses “Survival Denied” - Anchorage Daily News

AFN Board Endorses “Survival Denied” - Anchorage Daily News | cultural storytelling | Scoop.it
AFN Board Endorses “Survival Denied” Anchorage Daily News “This report provides an intimate look at the challenges our people face, through the lens of the stories of the Gwich'in and Koyukon peoples of the Yukon Flats," said AFN President Julie...
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Gwich'in stories impacting policy

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Lear Khehkwaii Press Release - Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre

The play is set in late 1800's Alaska, a time when Alaska Native cultures were introduced to western influences and when the King James Bible (originated in Shakespeare's time) was being translated into the Gwich'in language.
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Gwich'in digital storytelling, comes to the village with digital projectors and Shakespeare.

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Gwich’in urge Yukon to accept Peel land use plan

Gwich’in urge Yukon to accept Peel land use plan | cultural storytelling | Scoop.it
Tetlit Gwich'in elder Robert Alexie Sr. stands scanning one of the Peel River watershed land use planning maps that's taped to the wall of the Mackenzie Hotel boardroom.
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Gwich'in stories help protect the land.  Protect the Peel has been been passed around Twitter and Facebook.

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