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Evon Peter is the Executive Director of Native Movement and former Chief of the Neetsaii Gwich'in from Arctic Village in northeastern Alaska. He has served as the Co-Chair of the Gwich'in Council International and on the Executive Board of the Alaska Inter-Tribal Council. Evon has experience within the United Nations and Arctic Council forum representing Indigenous and environmental interests. He dedicates a significant portion of his time to youth leadership development, movement and coalition building, and gathering facilitation. He holds a bachelors degree in Alaska Native studies with a minor in Political Science and is pursuing a Masters degree in Rural Development from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Evon is featured in the 2005 award winning feature film "Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action," that follows the work of four Indigenous people who are working on issues of Environmental Justice in North America.

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Sunday, October 5, 2008 (1 comments)     

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Alaska 101 for Presidential Candidates McCain's choice of Sarah Palin opened a political window into Alaska. A close look reveals approximately 130,000 Alaska Native people facing ongoing violations of their human rights.

Friday, September 19, 2008 (3 comments)     

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An Indigenous Vision to Heal America An Indigenous reflection on what it will take to pull America through its current turmoil, based in a healing from the past, beginning with reconciliation of the Unites States relationship with Indigenous Peoples.

Thursday, September 11, 2008 (5 comments)     

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An Alaska Native speaks out on Palin, Oil, and Alaska An analysis of Alaska politics via Governor Palin and the Republican party from an Indigenous perspective.