Native American Tribe Opposing Alaska Drilling by Big Oil

Political activism has begun by the Gwich'in Athabascan Native American tribe opposing Alaska drilling by Big Oil with a proposal to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to oil exploration.



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The Gwich'in Athabascan peoples newfound political passion concerns a proposal to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to oil exploration.
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Oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge may mean the demise of the Porcupine Caribou Herd, shown here grazing on the coastal plain.
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Oil drilling potential in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.
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The Gwich'in Athabascan peoples newfound political passion concerns a proposal to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to oil exploration.
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Black smoke pours from an Arctic Slope Regional Corporation flow station in Prudhoe Bay.
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Area 1002, the proposed National Oil Reserve, is located on the coastal plain.
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Flaring at the GC-1 oil-gathering center in Prudhoe Bay.
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