Home hero Oil and gas companies want to drill and frack on MORE public land — don't let them, stop the auction, https://secure3.convio.net/gpeace/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=User Action&id=2031&s_src=hero Clara Natanine is a resident of Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River), where energy companies are planning to conduct seismic blasting tests to search for oil and gas in Arctic waters. [_descriptive_paragraph] = I live in Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River) in the Canadian Arctic. It's 450 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle with a population of roughly 1,000 people.We are isolated from much of the world, but we feel very connected to our land, sea, and sky.
We only have one store, one school, and no hospital.
There are no roads to other towns, but people do manage to travel by boat, snowmobile, or ATV to go far out on to the land, mostly for hunting trips to provide essential food for our families, elders, and anyone else in the community who is in need of food, free of charge.
The one grocery store is so expensive that without the food we hunt, gather and catch, people could starve.
Even with the hunt, there is hardly enough to go around.
Recently, we have been faced with a challenge that has caused my community to rally together in a way I haven't seen before.