Iñupiaq Knowledge, Teachers, and the Arctic (Richard Glenn)

Video Shot in: 2010

Richard K. “Savik” Glenn is the founding president of the Barrow Arctic Science Consortium (also known simply as BASC) and a board member of the organization. He is also the Executive Vice President of Lands Natural Resources at the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation. Richard’s strong connection to the Arctic stems from his family history and personal experiences. He is deeply passionate about bridging the gap between traditional knowledge and Western science, recognizing the value of how science/community collaboration can lead to a wealth of insights. Richard’s dedication to connecting his community with visiting researchers and his commitment to preserving and integrating traditional knowledge make him a valuable advocate for the Arctic and its people.