The ETC Declaration of Independence was created by user Arvicco and accepted and followed by community of contributors like Gravity, Splix, Elaine, ProphetDaniel, MikeyB, and sooo many others. Today we are filled with a diverse set of users.
We also cant neglect reading the article of a story of a miner by the name of Wizkid and his journey into mining ETC in the blocks after the fork.
Here is the very first known interview on ETC given by Arvicco to Bitcoinmagazine.
Since then we’ve grown larger and stronger, in a slow steady manner.