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Indie Alaska

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. Music by Starship Amazing.

What Medieval Calligraphy taught this Eagle River Lawyer | INDIE ALASKA

8m 57s

Greg Henrikson, a lawyer in Eagle River, became fascinated with Medieval History and delved into medieval calligraphy for the Historic Recrudescence Guild (HRG), a Medieval Re-enactment group. The HRG sets up a medieval village annually at the Three Barons Renaissance Fair in Anchorage, Alaska. Greg initially thought it would be easy, but soon realized he was mistaken.

Episodes

  • What Medieval Calligraphy taught this Eagle River Lawyer | INDIE ALASKA: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What Medieval Calligraphy taught this Eagle River Lawyer | INDIE ALASKA

    S13 E4 - 8m 57s

    Greg Henrikson, a lawyer in Eagle River, became fascinated with Medieval History and delved into medieval calligraphy for the Historic Recrudescence Guild (HRG), a Medieval Re-enactment group. The HRG sets up a medieval village annually at the Three Barons Renaissance Fair in Anchorage, Alaska. Greg initially thought it would be easy, but soon realized he was mistaken.

  • An Alaskan dog treat bakery gives a head start for youth with learning disabilities | INDIE ALASKA: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    An Alaskan dog treat bakery gives a head start for youth with learning disabilities | INDIE ALASKA

    S13 E3 - 3m 53s

    Daisy Nicolas first discovered her knack for baking dog treats while caring for her beloved aging dog, Dallas. Now pet treats are her full-time job as owner of Drool Central: A Mum and Pup Barkery in Anchorage, Alaska. When Daisy realized the demands of the business were too much for her, she developed a partnership with the Anchorage School District to employ youth with learning disabilities.

  • Rivers Without Fish: An Activist’s Mission to Restore Her Yukon River Community | INDIE ALASKA: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rivers Without Fish: An Activist’s Mission to Restore Her Yukon River Community | INDIE ALASKA

    S13 E2 - 3m 32s

    Mackenzie Englishoe is dedicated to ensuring that future generations living in Gwichyaa Zhee also known as Fort Yukon are able to live off of and celebrate the lands they call home. In this Indie Alaska feature from PBS and PBS Digital Studios earn about the impact a lack of salmon can have on villages within the state of Alaska, and what it means for future generations.

  • This artist hopes you'll draw on your vintage clothes | INDIE ALASKA: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    This artist hopes you'll draw on your vintage clothes | INDIE ALASKA

    S13 E1 - 5m 26s

    Meg Kelley has been crafting since she was a kid learning to live with an ADHD diagnosis. Now as an adult living in Anchorage, Alaska, Meg is realizing the uniqueness of her internal world is helping her tap into her artistic creativity in new and inspiring ways. Now the art scene in Alaska is inspiring Meg to leave her 15-year career in the medical field behind to explore her passion for fashion.

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