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Join Nelson Kanak, a 16-year-old Yup'ik activist, as he shares his firsthand experiences of how climate change is threatening his community's way of life in Kipnuk, Alaska. Through personal stories and observations, Nelson sheds light on the urgent need for action and calls for support in preserving Indigenous cultures and combating environmental challenges.

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