• Culture and History Videos

     

    Newlin & Booth: The Importance of Documenting Inupiaq Knowledge 

     

    John Stalker: First Missionaries

     

    Joe Sun: Marriage, Schooling, Senior Center

     

    Clara Lee: The Value of a Good Woman

     

    String Games: 1976 Elders Conference

     

    Shungnak: A Village Profile (1985)

    A look into the village of Shungnak with interviews with community leaders in 1985

     

    At Summer Camp 1

    Frank Jones explains the cultural importance of sharing and living a subsistence lifestyle with family.

     

    Della Keats Obituary

    Della Keats, Renown Native Doctor, provides a warning to all not to smoke, as she is dying from cancer. 1986

     

    Alaskan Native Cultures: The Shape of Things to Come, Part 1

    The Future of Alaskan Native Cultures: Host, Nellie Moore. 1987

     

     

    Alaskan Native Cultures: The Shape of Things to Come, Part 2

    To Our Health, the Future of Health Care in Rural Alaska: Host, Nellie Moore. 1987

     

     

    Alaskan Native Cultures: The Shape of Things to Come, Part 3

    Reading Writing and Revenues, The Future of Native Education in Rural Alaska. Host Nellie Moore. 1987

     

     

    Alaskan Native Cultures: The Shape of Things to Come, Part 4

    After the Boom Busts, The Future of the Rural Alaskan Economy. Host Nellie Moore. 1987

     

     

    Shungnak in 1937

    Video of Outside Activities including work for the community and for fun. Movie shot by the School teacher who spent the year teaching in Shungnak in 1937

     

     

    Serpentine Hotsprings Iyat

    Serpentine Hotsprings are used for relaxing and healing, located in the central part of the Seward Peninsula. Native healers Della Keats and Andrew Skin are featured. 1982

     

     

    Alaska Native Land Claims

    A documentary film produced in 1974 presenting the work done by Willie Hensley and other native leaders to make the Alaska Native Land Claims reality.

     

     

    Robert Newlin, Chairman of the Board

    The late Robert Newlin served as Chairman of the Board of NANA Corp and is revered as having been a great leader in Northwest Arctic. 1982

     

     

    John Schaeffer Addresses the Elders

    John Schaeffer, then CEO of NANA addresses the elders at the 1981 Elders' Conference in Kotzebue.

     

     

    Inupiaq Literacy Series with Tatquvin, Ruth Sampson

    Ruth Sampson, Tatquvin, was Director of the Bilingual Program in the School District for many years. Here she provides a series of short programs teaching non-speakers the basics of the Inupiaq language. 

     

     

    Inupiat Eskimo Healing

    Native Contemporary Inupiat Healing as it was practiced over 35 years ago in the Northwest Arctic region, demonstrated by Native Healers in Noorvik. 

     

     

    Only the Elder's Knowledge Can Save Inupiaq Ways

     

     

    Elder's Advice on Family Unity

     

    NANA 1981 Regional Women's Conference Part 1

     

    NANA 1981 Women's Conference Part 2