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Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission
Formed in 1996, its mission is to safeguard the bowhead whale and its habitat and to support the whaling activities of its member communities.
Alaska Federation of Natives
The largest statewide Native organization in Alaska, its mission is to enhance and promote the cultural, economic, and political voice of the entire Alaska Native Community.
First Alaskans Institute
A nonprofit organization that develops the capacities of the Alaska Native people and their communities to meet the social, economic, and educational challenges of the future, while fostering positive relationships among all segments of society.
Indigenous Peoples’ Council for Marine Mammals
A coalition of Tribal marine mammal commissions/councils and other Native organizations formed in 1992 for the purpose of identifying and addressing marine mammal issues of common concern.
Inuit Circumpolar Council
Founded in 1977, the ICC is an international nongovernmental organization representing approximately 150,000 Inuit of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Chukotka (Russia).