Keepers of the Shy Place

Gianna Savoie, Ocean Media Institute, Aleut Community of St. Paul Island | 2021 | 15 min.

2022 Official Selection

On the tiny Alaskan island of St. Paul, marine debris is taking its toll on the ecosystem and wildlife — especially the northern fur seal, a species of enormous significance to the Unungan people who live here. Join this resilient community as they battle to protect the ocean wilderness that defines them, feeds them, and is quickly and irrefutably changing.

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