Explore our new StoryMap to learn about Arctic change from the perspective of AAOKH observers

Announcing the launch of a new online product sharing ‘Insights from Coastal Arctic Indigenous observers,’ expertly curated by Roberta Tuurraq Glenn as part of her M.S. degree at University of Alaska Fairbanks. As explained in the StoryMap:

“Community-based observations from AAOKH observers offer insight into the impacts of rapid Arctic environmental change from a local perspective. Presented here are observations with particular impacts to subsistence activities, travel access and community infrastructure. Observing themes covered here include:”

Warm temperatures

Change in winds

Coastal storms, flooding and erosion

Sea ice changes

See the examples in the StoryMap!

A boat at the ice edge in Tikigaq in June 2021. Photo by Guy Omnik, included at: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/30d30ab062ea4aadb39b3734dd7770ae

Paġlagivsi! Uvaŋa Tuurraq. Naluaġmiutun Roberta Glenn, Utqiaġvigmiuguruŋa. Aakaga Iqiḷan Akpik Aapaga Savik Glenn. Iḷisaqtuŋa University of Alaska Fairbanks-mi. Greetings and welcome, my name is Roberta Tuurraq Glenn. I’m from Utqiaġvik, Alaska. My mom is Arlene Iqiḷan Akpik and my dad is Richard Savik Glenn. I’m a graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Join us for a tour and presentation about AAOKH and this new StoryMap for a special event hosted by the Alaska Tribal Resilience Learning Network.

August 17, 2022 at 11 am Alaska time

Register to join on Zoom, Watch on Facebook, or Call Toll-Free!

Enter the StoryMap to learn so much more: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/30d30ab062ea4aadb39b3734dd7770ae