Nanieezh Peter is one of four teens who were inspired to take action due to their personal experiences with climate change in their communities. In their resolution they wrote about the severe impacts climate change is having on Indigenous ways of life and the spiritual and cultural well-being of Alaska Native communities. Their resolution declares a climate emergency and creates a climate action leadership task force to advance Indigenous voices and advocate for strong climate policies that will ensure the survival of future generations.
- Home Town Fairbanks
- School District Fairbanks Northstar Borough School District
- Award Category Discovery