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18 day Peel River Expedtion down the Wind and Peel Rivers in Yukon, Canada. Part of an expedition organized by the international League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP) and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWs) to Protect the Peel. Expedition members Andy Maser, Peter Mather, Tomo Uemura, Kate Weekes, and Dona Novasky. Images also shot in the Gwich'in community of Fort MacPherson of first nations (aboriginal people) using the land in a traditional way to gather foods. The Gwich'in are working hard to protect their traditional lands, as they depend on them for the cultural and subsistence lifestyle.

Thousands of canoeist paddle the tributaries of the Peel River every year. Seeking solitude, wilderness and adventure. Dona Novacosky and Kate Weekes canoe the crystal clear waters of the Wind River. The River, a tributary of the Greater Peel Watershed, has some of the cleanest and clearest water on our planet.
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Peter Mather, 110 Seine Square, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 3C3, Canada
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Canada, YT - Peel Watershed 2014, People
18 day Peel River Expedtion down the Wind and Peel Rivers in Yukon, Canada. Part of an expedition organized by the international League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP) and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWs) to Protect the Peel. Expedition members Andy Maser, Peter Mather, Tomo Uemura, Kate Weekes, and Dona Novasky. Images also shot in the Gwich'in community of Fort MacPherson of first nations (aboriginal people) using the land in a traditional way to gather foods. The Gwich'in are working hard to protect their traditional lands, as they depend on them for the cultural and subsistence lifestyle.<br />
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Thousands of canoeist paddle the tributaries of the Peel River every year. Seeking solitude, wilderness and adventure. Dona Novacosky and Kate Weekes canoe the crystal clear waters of the Wind River. The River, a tributary of the Greater Peel Watershed, has some of the cleanest and clearest water on our planet.