Gwich’in Steering Committee 122 First Ave. Box 2 ¨ Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 Phone (907) 458-8264 ¨ Fax
“In no case may a people be deprived
of their own means of subsistence.” International Covenants of Human Rights
June 19, 2012
We would like to invite you to our biennial Gwich’in
Gathering in Fort McPherson, NWT, Canada July 23-27. Since 1988 the
people of the Gwich’in Nation have gathered in solidarity as a people to
protect the Sacred Place Where Life Begins, Iizhik Gwats’an Gwandaii Goodlit,
the calving and nursery grounds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
We will also be discussing a wide range of issues related to culture, the
border, climate and international concerns. We hope to create some worthwhile
The Tetilit Gwitch’in Council is hosting the event. This
will be a time to meet new people and visit with friends and relatives, enjoy
traditional foods, music and dancing. Please keep in mind those traveling
from the U.S. will need a U.S. Passport.
Please fax the form to (867) 952-2212 or email Anita_Koe9@Hotmail.com
If you have any other travel questions call: (867) 952-2330
If you have any questions please email or call: Donielle Carroll at firstname.lastname@example.org The office phone number is (907) 458-8264 or find
us on Facebook.
James, Arctic Village Alaska Kay Wallis,
Fort Yukon Ernest
Erick, Venetie, Alaska Clarence Alexander, Fort Yukon Alaska
2012 Biennial Gwich'in Gathering
July 23-27, 2012