Glenn Sheehan Living in the Day, Living in the Season

Video Shot in: 2022

Glenn Sheehan discusses the impact of changes in the Arctic, particularly on the native communities engaged in whaling. Glenn emphasizes that despite the changes in climate and the environment, Iñupiaq cultural traditions and practices remain intact, and the whaling captains continue to be organized and attentive to community needs. He highlights the resilience of the whaling communities and their ability to adapt to changing circumstances. While there may be a sense of calamity hidden beneath the surface, the people primarily focus on living day-to-day and season-to-season in their subsistence culture.