Evon Peter ~ Neetsaii Gwich’in

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Evon Peter
Evon Peter

Evon Peter is the Chairman of Native Movement and former Chief of the Neetsaii Gwich’in from Arctic Village in northeastern Alaska. He has served as the Co-Chair of the Gwich’in Council International, on the Executive Board of the Alaska Inter-Tribal Council, and as an alternate area Vice-President to the National Congress of American Indians. Evon is a well-recognized advocate of Indigenous Peoples’rights, youth, and a balanced world, and is active as a speaker, strategist, writer, and organizer. His experience includes work within the United Nations and Arctic Council forum representing Indigenous and environmental interests. He dedicates a significant portion of his time to youth leadership development, community building, and gathering facilitation.

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Evon Peter Details

Birth Name: Evon Peter

Place of Birth: Vashraii K’oo, Arctic Village, Northeast Alaska

Date of Birth: unknown

Ethnicity: Neetsaii Gwich’in, Koyukon, and Jewish

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