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  • Welcome to Indie Alaska

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    INDIE ALASKA is an original video series produced by Alaska Public Media in partnership with PBS Digital Studios.

    The weekly videos will capture the diverse and colorful lifestyles of everyday Alaskans at work and at play. Together, these videos will present a fresh and authentic look at living in Alaska.

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    Indie Alaska is an innovative Web series produced by Alaska Public Media in Anchorage, Alaska and supported by PBS Digital Studios. Our episodes capture the colorful stories of real Alaskans. They are posted on alaskapublic.org and YouTube on Thursdays, and are broadcast throughout much of Alaska by KAKM television.

    The team has included Hanna Craig, Kaysie Ellingson, Eric Keto, John Norris, Travis Gilmour, Slavik Boyechko, John LaFournaise,and Pat Yack.
    • Archiving Alaska's History | INDIE ALASKA - Duration: 6 minutes, 31 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 1,922 views
      When old Alaskan film reels find their way from dusty basements to the Alaska Film Archives in Fairbanks, Angie Schmidt's job is to restore and maintain the footage. Having found her own Alaskan ad...
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    • I Am A Taxidermist | Indie Alaska - Duration: 2 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 460 views
      Tucked away in the woods outside Wasilla you'll find caribou, moose, muskox and more at Jesse Dahlberg's taxidermy studio. Taxidermy is his art -- the art of capturing a single moment in time.

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    • I Am An Ice Truck Racer | INDIE ALASKA - Duration: 3 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 2,642 views
      Chris Lamson built his first truck when he was seventeen, and now spends winter weekends racing trucks on Big Lake, Alaska with a community of four-wheeling enthusiasts. He is dedicated to racing a...
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    • Photographing the Universe | INDIE ALASKA - Duration: 4 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 2,870 views
      With the help of high-powered telescopes around the world, scientists can observe and photograph far-flung astronomical phenomena. Dr. Travis Rector has been capturing images of distant galaxies an...
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    • I am a Birder | INDIE ALASKA - Duration: 4 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 1,628 views
      In this episode of Indie Alaska, Anchorage bird watcher Aaron Bowman shares his passion for bird watching, discusses the science behind bird counts, talks about why Alaska is a birders paradise.

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    • A Forensic Investigation | INDIE ALASKA - Duration: 4 minutes, 34 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 1,831 views
      Dr. Ryan Harrod recently buried some strange remains in the woods behind the University of Alaska Anchorage. Join his team of student investigators and find out more about the world of forensic ant...
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    • Bringing Guitars Back to Life | INDIE ALASKA - Duration: 4 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 934 views
      For 20 years, Mike Fleck has been taking in battered instruments and breathing new life into them. Fleck is a lifelong Alaskan who has spent the majority of his life working with his hands and is b...
    • Alaska's Cargo Masters | INDIE ALASKA - Duration: 3 minutes, 38 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 2,791 views
      Take a look behind the scenes at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, one of the busiest air cargo hubs in the world.

      Video: Eric Keto
      Music: Starship Amazing
    • Unearthing the Old Village | INDIE ALASKA - Duration: 7 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      • 2,309 views
      Three miles outside the village of Quinhagak, archeologists and locals are in a race against time to save thousands of artifacts being carried away by erosion. Dr. Rick Knecht and his team work aro...
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    • Cleaning Marine Debris from Alaska's Beaches | INDIE ALASKA - Duration: 7 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 2,847 views
      For 11 years, Gulf of Alaska Keeper (GoAK) has cleaned marine debris from remote Alaskan coastlines. In the summer of 2015, GoAK organized a large-scale project to collect debris from across the Gu...
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    • Pilgrimage to Spruce Island | INDIE ALASKA - Duration: 5 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      • 4,767 views
      Spruce Island is considered by many Orthodox Christians to be one of the holiest sites in North America. The island was home to the hermitage of Herman of Alaska during the early 1800's. Every year...
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    • How to Grow a Giant Cabbage | INDIE ALASKA - Duration: 4 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      • 4,743 views
      Brian Shunskis has placed 3rd in the Alaska State Fair giant cabbage competition for the past three years. Will 2015 be the year he takes home the big money? He's been feeding his cabbages all summ...
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