Untold America S5 • E2

Fighting To Save The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) [Our Fight To Survive, Pt. 2] | AJ+





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Published on Nov 21, 2017

Alaska Natives from the Gwich'in Nation have been fighting oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for decades.

Watch Part 1: https://youtu.be/50_kse-Uh-g
Watch Part 3: https://youtu.be/FKJO1YyQMmY
Watch Part 4: https://youtu.be/lDU4PkSqWsQ

ANWR is a critical habitat for polar bears, as well as the calving grounds of the porcupine caribou herd, which the Gwich'in people depend upon for survival. AJ+ goes above the Arctic Circle to a village where the Gwich'in way of life is at stake as Congress prepares to approve drilling for oil in the refuge.

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Footage and images courtesy of Getty, AP, Reuters, Al Jazeera English and Shutterstock.
Archival courtesy of C-SPAN.

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