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....

  • NuiqsutNuiqsat

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

  • WainwrightUlġuniq

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

  • Point LayKali

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

  • AtqasukAtqasuk

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

  • BarrowUtqiaġvik

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

  • Anaktuvuk PassAnaqtuuvak

    There is a place just inside the Gates of the Arctic National Park...

  • Point HopeTikiġaq

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

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