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Lawrence Burris


Lawrence (Larry) Burris (born 1970) is the chief of council of the community of Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska and president of the Nunamiut Corporation.

In his interview, Larry gives a brief history of Anaktuvuk Pass and describes the current conditions. He also talks about the community's dependence on caribou as an important food source and issues related to sport hunting, industrial exploration, and other challenges they are faced with in the present times. 


Voices from Anaktuvuk Pass

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Anaktuvuk Pass - Lawrence Burris

Ada Lincoln Andrew Hopson Anthony Edwards Catherine Nay Charles Hugo Clyde Morry George Paneak Johnny Rulland Karlene Ticket Lawrence Burris Mark Morry Mike Morry Phillip Ahgook Rachel Riley Raymond Paneak Riley Sikvayugak Robert Smith Ruth Rulland Vera Woods Whitney Weber