Protecting the Caribou Calving Grounds (Clip 4 of 4)
This is an additional clip not included in the final version of Arctic Son. For generations, the Gwitchin have relied on hunting caribou for food and other resources. Now the caribou calving grounds in Northeastern Alaska have become threatened, as the U.S. government wants to open the grounds up for oil drilling. Stan Sr. shows the process of hunting caribou, and explains why he feels it's important to preserve the calving grounds for future generations.
On September 13, 2010, the New York Times Community Affairs department and POV presented a panel discussion on the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg, and the Times. The conversation featured Daniel Ellsberg, former New York Times executive editor Max Frankel, New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak and New York Times managing editor Jill Abramson.
In this 2010 interview, the Nobel Peace Prize winner talked with the Good Fortune filmmakers about the Green Belt Movement and what makes for effective aid in impoverished areas. Wangari passed away on Sunday at the age of 71.