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Willow Project DEIs Released — Protect Teshekpuk Lake!

Caribou herd of Teshekpuk Lake. Photo by Keri Oberly

Teshekpuk Lake has been a place for spiritual, mental, and physical well-being to the Iñupiat Peoples since time immemorial. The Willow Master Development Project is massive, with little to no research on the impact of the cumulative projects across the Arctic Slope. The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released & the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hosting Public Meetings to gather public comments.

DEADLINE for Public comment: Oct. 29, 2019

Please write comments and attend one of the BLM’s Willow public meetings:

  • Fairbanks, AK – Mon, Sept. 9, 2019, 6-8 p.m., Westmark Hotel Fairbanks

  • Anaktuvuk Pass, AK – Tue, Sept. 10, 2019, 6-8 p.m., Anaktuvuk Pass Community Center

  • Anchorage, AK – Thu, Sept. 12, 2019, 6-8 p.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel-Midtown

  • Utqiagvik, AK – Wed, Sept. 18, 2019, 6-8 p.m., Iñupiat Heritage Center

  • Atqasuk, AK – Thu, Sept. 19, 2019, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Atqasuk Community Center

  • Nuiqsut, AK – Wed, Oct. 2, 2019, 5-8 p.m., Kisik Community Center / ANILCA 810 Hearing


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Photo from the rally “Defend the Sacred: Our Bodies, Our Lands, Our Waters.” Outside AFN 2018, Anchorage, AK.

Photo from the rally “Defend the Sacred: Our Bodies, Our Lands, Our Waters.” Outside AFN 2018, Anchorage, AK.

Our 2019 planning retreat: Native Movement Advisory Board, Board, and staff spent a weekend putting our heads and hearts together.

Our 2019 planning retreat: Native Movement Advisory Board, Board, and staff spent a weekend putting our heads and hearts together.