Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Inupiat-Activist-in-Alaska-27MZIFVPEZ7W.htmlConceptually similarFlying Wainwright to Barrow in AlaskaGP04BGNCompleted★★★★Inupiat Whale Hunting in AlaskaGP04CR2Completed★★★★Preparing Whaling Boat in AlaskaGP04CQLCompleted★★★★Community Gathering in Point HopeGP0STOBS2Completed★★★★Community Gathering in Point HopeGP046BUCompleted★★★★Subsistence Whaling in AlaskaGP04CQFCompleted★★★★Subsistence Whaling in AlaskaGP04CQICompleted★★★★Subsistence Whaling in AlaskaGP04B4MCompleted★★★★Preparing a Whaling Harpoon in AlaskaGP04CQPCompleted★★★★View AllGP04CQMInupiat Activist in AlaskaRosemary Ahtuangaruak is an Inupiat activist and member of REDOIL (Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands). She is also board member of the Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope and the regional tribal government for the North Slope, as well as Executive council member of the Alaska Inter–Tribal Council.Locations:Alaska-Arctic-Barrow (Alaska)-North America-United States of AmericaDate:7 Oct, 2011Credit:© Rose Sjölander / 70°Maximum size:5616px X 3744pxRestrictions:Ok for Greenpeace use and for approved external Greenpeace campaign related use. Contact the photographer directly or Greenpeace UK (email@example.com) for any other external licensing or sales.Keywords:Activists-Headshots-Inupiat-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Outdoors-Portraits-Save the Arctic (campaign title)-WomenShoot:70° North - Arctic Documentation70° North is a multimedia project documenting the impact of climate change and resources exploration in the Arctic.Shell's plans to drill offshore in the Alaskan Arctic in 2012 has divided the native communities who now stand at a crossroads between continued benefits from industry generated revenues and protecting the marine environment they have depended on for thousands of years. Shell's proposed offshore drill site is in the path of the bowhead whale's migration route. Many Inupiat hunters are concerned about Shell's lack of spill response capabilities if licenses are granted to drill offshore in the Arctic's Beaufort and Chukchi seasGreenpeace is campaigning for a global sanctuary to be declared around the uninhabited area of the North Pole to save the Arctic from attempts by oil companies to exploit the region’s resources for short term profit.