Many indigenous Alaskans support Willow oil drilling project in the arcticPlay
President Biden approved a massive oil pipeline in the North Slope of Alaska on Monday, sparking outcry from environmental activists concerned about climate effect. The project has split Iñupiat Alaskans, who are contending with the economic benefits as well as environmental impact.
Here & Now's Scott Tong speaks to Nagruk Harcharek, president of The Voice of the Arctic Iñupiat.
This segment aired on March 15, 2023.