Kiliii Yuyan

Photographer

Kiliii Yüyan is an award-winning photographer who specializes in Arctic photography and indigenous issues. Kiliii is both Siberian Native and Chinese-American, and he has traveled across the polar regions working with indigenous cultures and wildlife. On assignment, he has fled collapsing sea ice, chased fin whales in Greenland, and found kinship at the edges of the world. His four-year project on the subsistence whaling culture of the Alaskan Iñuit was published in the December 2018 issue of National Geographic magazine, and he has also produced stories for National Geographic Traveler China. Kiliii‚Äôs work has also been published by TIME, NPR, and The Nature Conservancy, and his images have won awards from Communication Arts, PDN, and The World Photo Organization.