PHOTOS: Inuit Circumpolar Council holds its assembly in Utqiagvik, Alaska

The quadrennial assembly elected a new leader and adopted the Utqiagvik Declaration.


The Inuit Circumpolar Council, which represents Inuit in Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Russia met for its 2018 General Assembly in Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow) last week.

Delegates elected a new leader, Alaska’s Dalee Sambo Dorough, and issued the Utqiagvik Declaration, which calls for a greater Inuit role in the future of the Arctic.

The ICC is one of six indigenous permanent participants in the Arctic Council.


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