Communities

The Arctic Slope region is a vast and ancient land that the Iñupiat people have called home for 10,000 years. There are eight distinct villages, each with its own story to tell. Browse our community pages to learn more about each of them.

  • KaktovikQaaktuġvik

    There is a place in the northeastern part of Alaska called Kaktovik. In...

  • NuiqsutNuiqsat

    There is a place over a hundred miles southeast of Barrow near where...

  • WainwrightUlġuniq

    There is a place far above the Arctic Circle where coastal bluffs rise...

  • Point LayKali

    There is a place on the Chukchi Sea that is the last remaining village...

  • AtqasukAtqasuk

    There is a place where the hunters came to long before the rise of...

  • BarrowUtqiaġvik

    There is a place way up high in the far north, a place on the edge of...

  • Anaktuvuk PassAnaqtuuvak

    This place is just inside the Gates of the Arctic National Park and...

  • Point HopeTikiġaq

    This is a place over 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle where tall...

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