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Point Reyes stairway to lighthouse
The adventurous
Where the sun's light fails to reach
A rainbow from a mototaxi
UP, no Down, no Up
A Man Looks Out the Door
Alligator while sightseeing in the Everglades
KonKow Maidu
Jersey Shore
Cool Ferns
Yosemite reflections
The Biennial Gwich'in Gathering 2016
Male and Female He Created Them
A young boy plays with a toy boat in the boatbuilding center of the fishing community, Guet Ndar.
The Hunter hunted
Rainbow city of Cajobi
A praying mantis eating a moth among zinnias
A sun drenched path at the Summer Temple
Consultants and planners assess the progress of the 'Nueva Barria', the new community being built on the mainland for the Gardi Subdub community to relocate to in order to cope with rising seas.
Southwest Landscape
Octopus Tenting at Night
Ice Plants
Victora Navarro is a community organizer in the Gardi Subdub community. She is planning and organizing efforts to relocate to a new neighborhood on the mainland to escape rising sea levels.
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Biennial Gwich'in Gathering 2016

Hunting is an important part of Gwich'in tribe lifestyle, specifically for the porcupine caribou, which is the main part of their diet. The animal is respected by the tribe, every bit of the caribou is utilized either for food, to make tools, clothing, and traditional art, or to be used in traditional ceremonies and rituals.

TAGS: Alaska, Native, Pride, Tradition

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PHOTO LOCATION Arctic Village, Alaska, United States of America