Protecting the Arctic

  • Aeroport de Paris-Le Bourget 180 Esplanade de l’Air et de l’Espace, 93350 Paris France

Organizers: Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands (REDOIL); Uyalunaq

 Alaska is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world and the ways of life of Alaska Native people are being negatively impacted. This panel of Alaska Native representatives will speak to their work and tell their stories in protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and also the significance of the ecosystems of the Arctic have for the rest of the world.

 The panel discussion will open with a short opening performance by interdisciplinary artist, Allison Akootchook Warden.

Panelists:

  • Allison Akootchook Warden, Interdisciplinary Artist from Kaktovik, Alaska
  • Faith Gemmill-Fredson, Executive Director, Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands
  • Princess Daazhraii Johnson, Director of Development, Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands
  • Esau Sinnok, Youth from Shishmaref, Alaska

Location: Indigenous Peoples Pavilion (Auditorium) 

Contact: Princess Lucaj, princesslucaj@gmail.com +1-907-687-440

 Layout: Projector/Screen, Mic, Speakers

Languages: English