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Inuit Council Members Meet in Kotzebue
The concerns of indigenous people in the north were discussed at an Inuit Circumpolar Council meeting in Kotzebue.
ANCHORAGE- The concerns of indigenous people in the north were discussed at an Inuit Circumpolar Council meeting in Kotzebue.
Members from Russia, Greenland and Canada met with Alaska members last week.
The president of the Alaska group, Jim Stott, says the regional groups have grown and are much more capable of addressing concerns.
The ICC is a member of the eight-nation Arctic Council, and Stotts says they are increasing being heard on such like climate change, subsistence and oil and gas development.
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