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

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

By Yereth Rosen - July 23, 2018

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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