Welcome to the Bering Sea
mission of the Bering Sea Elders Group
is to bring elders together as one voice
to protect our traditional ways of life, the ocean
web of life that supports the resources
we rely on, and our children’s future.
“Our people have survived since time immemorial due to a complete understanding and respect for the land and waters that provide food, clothing and spiritual sustenance. We are now facing challenges before unseen by our people. This project engages our villages and will help our children to stay connected to their roots and the wisdom of the Elders.” – Arthur Lake, Kwigillingok
The Northern Bering Sea: Our Way of Life
This report shows extensive areas where Alaska Native hunters and local fishermen harvest ocean resources, and the marine waters important to the resources we rely on. The report can support our leaders and inform outside decision makers about how we depend on the ocean and how our life is inseparable from it.
©Bering Sea Elders Group. The contents of this report may not be reproduced without written permission from the Bering Sea Elders Group.