Gwich’in Steering Committee

The Gwich’in Steering Committee was formed in 1988 in response to proposals to drill for oil in the Sacred Place Where Life Begins, the coastal plain of the  Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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Newswire article
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Gwich’in Steering Committee Responds to Bank of America Commitment Not to Fund Arctic Refuge Drilling
Joining every other major American bank and dozens of major financial institutions worldwide, Bank of America has updated its lending policy to rule out funding for new drilling in the Arctic, including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Indigenous communities including the Gwich’in Nation have...
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