Stikine River | Photo by Kendall Rock
Stikine River | Photo by Kendall Rock

#10: Stikine River, Alaska

Threat: Mining

Protect indigenous cultures by stopping toxic mine waste

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The Stikine River’s clean water, fish and wildlife are the lifeblood of local communities, including tribes who have called the area home for thousands of years. The river and its fisheries, water quality and people are threatened by toxic pollution from current and proposed mining projects. The International Joint Commission of the U.S. and Canada must protect the human rights of the tribes and others reliant upon a healthy river and stop these mines from polluting the Stikine with harmful mining waste.

American Rivers appreciates the collaboration and efforts of our partners:

  • Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission

2019 Most Endangered Rivers Infographic

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