[Tweeters] Recommendations for Guide In Barrow

Sam Sudar sudar.sam at gmail.com
Sat Oct 19 14:02:44 PDT 2019

As Utqiagvik increases in common usage I will adapt. In the meantime I will
accept previous common usage without assuming anyone is intentionally
dismissing or belittling anyone else's efforts.

I can't suggest any guides in Barrow/Utqiagvik, but good luck!

On Sat, Oct 19, 2019, 1:48 PM Naomi Himley <naomihimley at gmail.com> wrote:

> Barrow has been known as Utqiagvik since time immemorial by its indigenous

> inhabitants and adopted as the official name by the city in 2016. Of all

> groups the birding community should be the most used to adjusting to name

> changes due to the often shifting taxonomic discoveries and debates. These

> changes can be slight and even seem inane to us but we learn and adapt to

> them. Let’s try to take decolonization and indigenous land acknowledgements

> with at least the same sincerity.

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