Southeast Alaskan Tribes Come Together for Clean Water in Transboundary Rivers

Mike Fay | National Geographic Explorer in Residence – via Juneau Empire

Eleven of Southeast Alaska’s 19 federally recognized Tribes met in Craig, Prince of Wales at the Craig Tribal House in late March to join together in protecting their way of life from the impacts of transboundary mining projects underway in the Canadian headwaters of Alaska’s major rivers. The Tribal summit was sponsored by the Organized Village of Kasaan and resulted in a new Unified Tribal Transboundary Mining Workgroup.

More information at the Juneau Empire.

Our tribes, lands, and eco-systems straddle colonially imposed borders.

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I am a Tlingit, born and raised in Tlingit Country, and a proud member of the Tlingit Nation.
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