First Peoples’ and Indigenous Peoples’ Convening

In October, over 60 representatives of Indigenous and First Peoples communities from around the Pacific met in Girdwood, Alaska to share their experiences and knowledge about the ways the climate crisis is threatening their communities. The representatives adopted the following Declaration affirming their rights and calling upon leaders to support their efforts to adapt to the dramatic changes they are facing as a result of the climate crisis:

 

To watch the UUSC First Peoples Convening click on the following link:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GYvR6UPIWyO5h1UwPCxt4qcxhK3jp-9C/view

One Story: A Report of the First Peoples Convening on Climate-Forced Displacement. Click the link to open the PDF Report https://www.uusc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/UUSC_Report_ALASKA_web.pdf