I Am A (Rock and Roll) Doctor
S01E33 · I Am A (Rock and Roll) Doctor
The Saturday Market on the Tundra
S01E31 · The Saturday Market on the Tundra
Reyne Athanas runs the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel, Alaska. The center is home to a successful Saturday Market modeled after those found in major cities around the country. Reyne is also a working artist.
I Make Wearable Art
S01E30 · I Make Wearable Art
From dresses made of horse hair, swan feathers, and red roses, Enzina Marrari creates garments that bridge fashion design and sculptural art.
Poetry Is My Day Job
S01E29 · Poetry Is My Day Job
By day, Kima Hamilton is a poet, a mentor, a father, and a community leader. But he pays the bills by DJ-ing in nightclubs.
I Am A Bethel Cab Driver
S01E28 · I Am A Bethel Cab Driver
Bethel, Alaska is home to the most taxi cabs per capita in the United States – with 66 cars serving a population of just over 6,000. Naim Shabani is the manager of Kusko Cab, the largest cab company serving this unique bush Alaska city.
I Am A Bush Radio Reporter
S01E27 · I Am A Bush Radio Reporter
Angela Denning-Barnes has worked at KYUK in Bethel for more than a decade, reporting on stories from the very edge of society. For her living in, and reporting on, bush Alaska is more than just a lifestyle – it’s a source of true happiness.
I Am A Ski Builder
S01E26 · I Am A Ski Builder
Will Spears is a dedicated ski bum. When he’s not on the mountain, chances are you’ll find him in his shop building skis. With his girlfriend Jeannine Armour, Spears founded Chugach Snow Tools in Girdwood, AK.
I Run The Talkeetna Roadhouse
S01E25 · I Run The Talkeetna Roadhouse
One night a year, Talkeetna Roadhouse owner Trisha Costello pulls an all-nighter to feed the entire town.
I Am The Gingerbread Village Builder
S01E24 · I Am The Gingerbread Village Builder
850 pounds of icing, 40 houses of gingerbread and chocolate – Joe Hickel has been creating Marina’s Village in the lobby of The Hotel Captain Cook for 35 years. This year’s creation took six days to build and features a new country scene.
The Gentle Giants
S01E23 · The Gentle Giants
The Carriage Wheel Ranch in Chugiak, Alaska is home to the Gentle Giants, six black Percheron draft horses. The associated Horse-Drawn Carriage Company, owned by Jon Nauman, has been offering carriage, sleigh and wagon rides to Alaskans for nearly 40 years.
I am Star The Reindeer
S01E22 · I am Star The Reindeer
When people see a reindeer walking around downtown Anchorage, lots of questions come to mind. What is a reindeer doing in a wine shop, for example. Albert Whitehead, the caretaker of Star the Reindeer, never gets tired of telling the story to each passerby he meets. For him “Star #6” is a small piece of a long history of reindeer living at the corner of 10th and I in Anchorage.