Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

October 12, 2012

Climate Hero Gwich'in Sarah James 2012

Published on Oct 10, 2012 by

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Gwich'in Sarah James honored as a climate hero by the Atlas Awards in Washington on Oct. 7, 2012

Sarah James participated in Earth Week 2012, and is a native of the Gwich'in tribe from Arctic Village, Alaska. She was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2002 for her work protecting caribou calving and nursery grounds in the Arctic National Refuge from oil and gas drilling.

The Atlas Awards honor climate heroes for leadership towards more caring and sustainable lives that can ultimately stabilize Earth's climate. This is a brief clip from the inaugural award ceremony October 7, 2012 in Washington DC. GrowthBusters director Dave Gardner was proud to co-host the event. Follow the Atlas Awards at

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