As with all our brothers and sisters throughout the world, we must recognize our worth as a people, first, and then begin to fight for our survival. For if we do not have any self worth, or any worth for our children, we will surely have to leave our homes and finally give all that we are away to the powerful. This must not be.
Geroge Pletnikoff, Greenpeace USA campaigner and native of the Unungan communities on the Pribilof Islands, on why we must protect the Bering Sea