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Inupiat Dance | by Greenpeace USA 2016
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Inupiat Dance

Phyllis Oomittuk, Inupiat resident of Point Hope sings and dances during a community meeting and dance at Point Hope, North Slope Borough, Alaska.

Music is important for the Inupiat people living in the Arctic: most families have their own songs and dances that have been handed down from their ancestors.

Point Hope is one of the oldest continually occupied sites in North America.The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is on an Arctic expedition to study unexplored ocean habitats threatened by offshore oil drilling, as well as industrial fishing fleets.

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Uploaded on August 6, 2012