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June 26, 2012

Drilling Under The Arctic Ice

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Dick speaks with Caroline Cannon, a leader of the Inupiat Eskimos about the impending oil drilling in the waters off their land. She says if Shell Oil begins drilling this summer - and it is poised to do so - that her community's whale hunt will be disrupted. The whale hunt, she says, is a crucial source of food and meaning for the people of Point Hope, Alaska.

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