Gwichin ‘Caribou people’ work to keep herds and communities healthy in Old Crow

by Stewart Burnett - May 29, 2017

More than an historic resource for Gwich’in people, caribou is a metaphor for the community itself. Spread across the Northwest Territories, Yukon, Canada, Alaska and beyond, Gwich’in have the challenge of maintaining a sense of community. “If we identify as being caribou people, we need to always keep in touch to work together,” said Bobbie…

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