Under the Arctic Sun: Gwich'in, Caribou, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

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EarthTales Press, 2002 - Business & Economics - 191 pages
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User Review  - Eric Goldman - Goodreads

I look at Madsen's book as a complement to Miller's book Midnight Wilderness. Like Miller, Madsen writes a travelogue about his trips in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and beyond. He also ... Read full review

About the author (2002)

Ken Madsen is an award-winning writer, photographer and adventurer, living in Whitehorse Yukon. He is the author of two other books, "Paddling in the Yukon, " and "Tatshenshini Wilderness Quest." His articles and photographs have appeared in numerous books and magazines including "Canadian Geographic, Explore, Paddler, Beautiful BC, Canoe, Up Here, Tatshenshini--River Wild" and "Protecting Canada's Endangered Spaces: An Owners Manual."
Ken works to protect North America's fast disappearing wilderness heritage. He was instrumental in the campaign that resulted in the establishment of the Tatshenshini-Alsek Wilderness Park. He helped establish the Yukon Wildlands Project and is currently president of Friends of Yukon Rivers.
Ken is known in canoeing and kayaking circles for his exploits, including the first Canadian descent of nortorious Turnback Canyon and the first complete descent of the Stikine River in northern British Columbia. He has paddled in many places around the world and has organized many "first descents" in the north.

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