Evon Peter

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Evon Peter

Senior research scientist

University affiliation

  • Center for Alaska Native Health Research
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fairbanks)

Contact information

Media contact

Marmian Grimes

Areas of expertise

  • Indigenous studies

Research interests/biography

Evon Peter is Neetsaii Gwich'in and Koyukon from Vashrąįį K'ǫǫ (Arctic Village), Alaska. He is an advocate of Indigenous knowledge, languages and rights, especially as they relate to the health and well-being of communities, and has focused on incorporating Indigenous knowledge and practices into healing, leadership development, research and Alaska Native language programs. Areas of expertise include Alaska Native and Indigenous studies, Arctic Council, University of the Arctic, suicide prevention and film production.