Princess Lucaj (Neet'saii Gwich'in) is a writer/actor/director based in Alaska. Her grandparents are the late Steven & Katherine Peter of Arctic Village. She is the Executive Director of the Gwich'in Steering Committee an indigenous non-profit whose mission is to ensure the long-term health and viability of the Porcupine Caribou Herd that sustains the Gwich'in way of life. She is a mother and loves sharing her rich culture with others.
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Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Celebration, Sacredness, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
It is the holiday season and in Alaska we have much to be grateful for and much to celebrate. On December 6th we will be celebrating the birthday of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. It was on this date in 1960 that President Eisenhower established the Arctic National Wildlife Range (later named Refuge) “to preserve its unique wildlife, wilderness, and recreational values”.