Assistant Professor of Tribal Natural Resources Management
Carrie Stevens previously served the Council of Athabascan Tribal Government (the Council) as a Policy Analyst within the Natural Resources Department. The Council is an Alaska Native Tribal Consortium serving ten Gwich’in and Koyukon Tribes in the remote Yukon Flats of the Eastern Interior, founded in 1985 to promote tribal self-governance. Mrs. Stevens served as the lead negotiator for the Council on their two Non-BIA self-governance agreements with the Bureau of Land Management and the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
Mrs. Stevens began working with the Council in 1999, when she moved to Arctic Village to work with indigenous rights activists for the protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, she has lived in the Yukon Flats ever since. Mrs. Stevens continues the Council’s advocacy efforts for the protection of traditional lands and Alaska Native Hunting and Fishing Rights. She also serves as faculty for the University of Alaska Tribal Management program since 2005. Mrs. Stevens holds a Master's degree in International and Intercultural Management.
She is an assistant professor in Tribal Management and oversees the Tribal Natural Resources Management program.