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Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior (DOI) is the nationā€™s principal conservation agency. Interior is a large, decentralized agency with over 80,000 employees and 180,000 volunteers located at approximately 2,400 operating locations across the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. territories, and freely associated states.

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Read an Essay about the Relationship between Caribou and Northern People from the Gates of the Arctic National Park's Web site

12/24/2008 Caribou have been vital to the survival of all native people whose homelands are now partially encompassed by Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve: Nunamiut Eskimos, Eskimo people of the Kobuk and Noatak Rivers, and Koyukon Indians. More


Gates of the Arctic National Park Offers Opportunity to Become an Artist in Resdience

12/23/2008 The Artist in Residence program offers professional writers, composers, musicians, two and three-dimensional visual artists, photographers, filmmakers, and artisans an opportunity to pursue their art at Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve. More


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