Resolution No. 2009-02 - Passed by Consensus

Porcupine Caribou Lobby Strategy

Whereas;  The VGFN GA recognizes the need to take full advantage of the current United 
		States political climate;

Whereas;  The VGFN GA unanimously agrees to develop a new strategy to fulfill the 1988 
		mandate passed in Arctic Village, Alaska.

Therefore Be It Resolved;	

The VGFN GA hereby directs the Vuntut Gwitchin Chief and Council to reevaluate its 
approach around the engagement strategy for the ultimate protection of the Porcupine 
Caribou Herd and make a decision on a new approach to permanently protect the Porcupine 
Caribou Herd calving grounds within the 1002 lands of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 
by appointing a committee of senior advocates to develop a new strategy by December 1, 
2009 that includes seeking a face-to-face audience with President Obama.