Salmon and caribou resolutions, mental health discussions featured at 2022 Biennial Gwich'in Gathering


The 2022 Biennial Gwich’in Gathering saw people travel to Old Crow, Yukon for a week of discussions and celebrations. 

While typically held every other year in a community in Alaska, the Northwest Territories or the Yukon, the 2022 gathering was the first one in four years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“We’re doing something that the United States, that Canada, and no other nation I know of does — getting together and thinking and being a nation together,” Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Chief Dana Tizya-Tramm said. 

“That is so sacred, because as we’re walking into new times with caribou, with salmon, our health and wellness. If we, as Gwich’in, do not decide where

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