Debbie S. Miller

Debbie S. Miller

Debbie S. Miller ( is the author of Midnight Wilderness: Journeys in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Braided River, 2011), and many other books about Alaska. She is a co-founder of the Alaska Wilderness League.

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The coastal plain, opened for oil drilling by the Trump Administration, is the birthplace and nursery for the Porcupine caribou herd, and land that the Gwich’in call, “The Sacred Place Where Life Begins.” Read more



U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Many Alaskan indigenous peoples depend on the Arctic Refuge. But there's a dangerous push to develop it. Read more


I recently attended the opening of Subhankar Banerjee's Arctic Refuge photo exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Read more