Season 8

    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.

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    Indie Alaska

    Exploring Alaska Through Pottery

    Marta uses images of the Alaskan wilderness to create unique pottery and her own business.

    Exploring Alaska Through Pottery

    Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska Finding the Skateboard Scene in Alaska's Largest City

    Indie Alaska

    Finding the Skateboard Scene in Alaska's Largest City

    A close community of skateboarders is growing in Anchorage, Alaska.

    Finding the Skateboard Scene in Alaska's Largest City

    Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska Making Music with Glaciers and Snow

    Indie Alaska

    Making Music with Glaciers and Snow

    Matthew Burtner uses the sounds of snow, glaciers, and wind to compose abstract music.

    Making Music with Glaciers and Snow

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    Indie Alaska

    Packrafting Alaska While it's Still Wild

    Luc Mehl is able to experience things in Alaska few others can, thanks to his packraft.

    Packrafting Alaska While it's Still Wild

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    Indie Alaska

    I am the Gluten Queen

    Rachel Saul loves bread. She runs Fire Island Bakery in Anchorage as the Gluten-Queen.

    I am the Gluten Queen

    Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska Making Delicious Jelly from Spruce Trees

    Indie Alaska

    Making Delicious Jelly from Spruce Trees

    Lisa Brandstetter and her family annually make jelly with freshly picked spruce tips.

    Making Delicious Jelly from Spruce Trees

    Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska We are an Improv Troupe

    Indie Alaska

    We are an Improv Troupe

    Scared Scriptless is the longest-running improv comedy troupe in Alaska.

    We are an Improv Troupe

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    Indie Alaska

    I am a Cultural Artist

    Thomas Chung is an artist interested in representing different cultures in his work.

    I am a Cultural Artist

    Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska We are Chaga Harvesters

    Indie Alaska

    We are Chaga Harvesters

    Gabriel Degange and Allison Dunbar harvest chaga, a unique and abundant fungus in Alaska.

    We are Chaga Harvesters

    Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska I am a Ham Radio Hobbyist

    Indie Alaska

    I am a Ham Radio Hobbyist

    Dennis Stevens works with other volunteers to ensure Ham Radio thrives in Anchorage, AK.

    I am a Ham Radio Hobbyist

    Video thumbnail: Indie Alaska I am a Fiddlehead Forager

    Indie Alaska

    I am a Fiddlehead Forager

    Jason Porter forages for wild fiddlehead ferns for his gourmet restaurant dishes.

    I am a Fiddlehead Forager

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    Indie Alaska

    I am the Karaoke King

    Kelly Terry is a legendary karaoke DJ in Anchorage, known for his welcoming presence.

    I am the Karaoke King