WIAdmin, 11. August 2016

Our Gwich’in-German conservation and Youth engagement project is just picking up steam again! Henriette Wessel and Tobias Hürten from Wilderness International have travelled to Fort McPherson in order to help plan the Gwich’in-German Peel Watershed project, protecting the Gwich’in homeland, the most beautiful piece of land on earth that has not been ripped apart by… Mehr

WIAdmin, 15. März 2016

Went to school camp the other day! It was one of my best days here so far – I loved being outside, directly learning about camp life and seeing the kids running around and playing in the deep snow. I admire them, tried to run around for five minutes and was exhausted! All this time… Mehr


Upon my arrival in Inuvik I walked straight into my first culture shock – we had caribou for dinner! But not with spices and veggies in a hamburger or a stew, no. First, Gwich’in hunter William proudly presented me his fresh trophies raw, bloody and half frozen. Guts, heart and kidneys are apparently the delicacy… Mehr


Went for a walk at wind chill -35°C today 😊Nature makes better mascara!

WIAdmin, 8. Februar 2016

It was a great night at the Chief Julius School library tonight watching the movies of the 2007/08 exchange to Germany and the expedition on the Snake River, really reviving the spirit! Everyone loved it and we sure got some good laughs too. Mahsi cho to everyone for coming out, we were delighted to have… Mehr

WIAdmin, 31. Januar 2016

Hunting, killing animals. What does that have to do with environmental conservation and why is it so important to talk about it? As the need for it has declined, to most people nowadays, hunting and handling the animal are something strange, outdated, maybe even sad and repelling. And yet it is one of the oldest… Mehr

WIAdmin, 11. Januar 2016

Get excited for the next post! It will be a short two-part movie about the once-in-a-lifetime experience of hunting caribou!

WIAdmin, 10. Januar 2016

Richardson Mountains off the famous Dempster Highway around Arctic Circle in the Northwest Territory, Canada ‪#‎wilderness‬ ‪#‎international‬‪#‎wildernessinternational‬ ‪#‎canada‬ ‪#‎kanada‬ ‪#‎NWT‬ ‪#‎NorthWestTerritory‬‪#‎Dempster‬ ‪#‎dempsterhighway‬ ‪#‎richardsonmountains‬ ‪#‎protect‬‪#‎conservation‬ ‪#‎Gwichin‬ ‪#‎fortmcpherson‬ ‪#‎protectpeel‬ ‪#‎GwichinWilderness‬‪#‎JetteShaylaArctic‬ ‪#‎arcticconservation‬ ‪#‎windowforwilderness‬ ‪#‎adventure‬‪#‎beautiful‬ ‪#‎unique‬ ‪#‎awesome‬ ‪#‎protection‬ ‪#‎nature‬ ‪#‎landscape‬ ‪#‎arctic‬

WIAdmin, 8. Januar 2016

December 29th 2015 – McPherson’s got talent! Awesome fiddling and impressive singing!


I saw my first Northern lights, tonight – the most beautiful and enchanting thing I have ever seen in my life! They dance…and when you listen closely, they sing to you, a song of wildness, open space and unbelievable beauty. With that, a happy new year from the North and I wish everyone that they… Mehr