Season 6

INDIE ALASKA is an original video series produced by Alaska Public Media in partnership with PBS Digital Studios. The videos capture the diverse, adventurous and colorful lifestyles of everyday Alaskans at work and at play. Together, each mini documentary episode presents a fresh and authentic look at living in Alaska.

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska I am a Chocolatier | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

I am a Chocolatier | INDIE ALASKA

Ingrid Shim has turned chocolate making into a work of art.

I am a Chocolatier | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska 100 Day Trek in Alaska | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

100 Day Trek in Alaska | INDIE ALASKA

Zach Brown returned to Alaska to educate the effects of changing ecosystems.

100 Day Trek in Alaska | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska What do whales and seals sound like? | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

What do whales and seals sound like? | INDIE ALASKA

In Glacier Bay National Park, a crew of six researchers studies marine mammals.

What do whales and seals sound like? | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska Life at a Remote Research Camp | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

Life at a Remote Research Camp | INDIE ALASKA

These five researchers take us through the day-to-day life on Tutakoke River.

Life at a Remote Research Camp | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska We Are Pulse Dance | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

We Are Pulse Dance | INDIE ALASKA

A lifelong dancer and choreographer Stephanie Wonchala directs Pulse Dance Company

We Are Pulse Dance | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska Exploring Caves in Southeast Alaska | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

Exploring Caves in Southeast Alaska | INDIE ALASKA

When Brian Weed was 12 years old, the Treadwell Mine was his playground.

Exploring Caves in Southeast Alaska | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska We Are Super Cub Pilots | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

We Are Super Cub Pilots | INDIE ALASKA

For pilots in Valdez, Alaska, flying is more than just a competition.

We Are Super Cub Pilots | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska Archiving Alaska's History | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

Archiving Alaska's History | INDIE ALASKA

Angie Schmidt's job is to restore footage from the old Alaskan film reels.

Archiving Alaska's History | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska I am a Stone Cold Curler | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

I am a Stone Cold Curler | INDIE ALASKA

Vicky Persinger comes from four generations of Fairbanks curlers.

I am a Stone Cold Curler | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska I am an Ice Truck Racer | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

I am an Ice Truck Racer | INDIE ALASKA

Chris Lamson spends winter weekends racing trucks on Big Lake, Alaska.

I am an Ice Truck Racer | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska Casey Neistat helped me become a tattoo artist | INDIE ALASK

Indie Alaska

Casey Neistat helped me become a tattoo artist | INDIE ALASK

Roger Sparks became a tattoo artist after a particularly grueling battle in Afghanistan.

Casey Neistat helped me become a tattoo artist | INDIE ALASK

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska I am a Birder | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

I am a Birder | INDIE ALASKA

Aaron Bowman shares his passion for birdwatching.

I am a Birder | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska I Make Alaskana Pop Art | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

I Make Alaskana Pop Art | INDIE ALASKA

"Alaskana pop art" is a vehicle for exploring his Alaska heritage and the modern world.

I Make Alaskana Pop Art | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska 100Stone | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

100Stone | INDIE ALASKA

Sarah Davies worked on creating a massive installation on the shores of Anchorage

100Stone | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska We are the Wolf Pack | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

We are the Wolf Pack | INDIE ALASKA

Tim Lescher spends his days caring for the Alaska Zoo animals as if they were his own

We are the Wolf Pack | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska I Am a Forensic Investigator | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

I Am a Forensic Investigator | INDIE ALASKA

Dr. Ryan Harrod and his students find out more about the world of forensic anthropology

I Am a Forensic Investigator | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska I am George the Magpie | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

I am George the Magpie | INDIE ALASKA

"George" is a crowd favorite at the Alaska Zoo. The magpie voluntarily came to the zoo.

I am George the Magpie | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska Cleaning Alaska Beaches | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

Cleaning Alaska Beaches | INDIE ALASKA

The Gulf of Alaska Keeper (GoAK) cleans marine debris from Alaskan coastlines.

Cleaning Alaska Beaches | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska Pilgrimage to Spruce Island | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

Pilgrimage to Spruce Island | INDIE ALASKA

Spruce Island is considered by many Orthodox Christians to be one of the holiest sites.

Pilgrimage to Spruce Island | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska Massive archeological discovery in Alaska | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

Massive archeological discovery in Alaska | INDIE ALASKA

Outside the village of Quinhagak, archeologists and locals are in a race against time.

Massive archeological discovery in Alaska | INDIE ALASKA

Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska I am a Giant Cabbage Farmer | INDIE ALASKA

Indie Alaska

I am a Giant Cabbage Farmer | INDIE ALASKA

Brian Shunskis has been feeding his cabbages all summer long.

I am a Giant Cabbage Farmer | INDIE ALASKA

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