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Why is this Mets outfielder teaching baseball in Alaska?

Jamar Hill left Alaska to play outfielder with the Mets, now he's back as a youth coach.

Rescuing baby moose may be the best job in Alaska

Moose Mamas is a nonprofit committed to rescuing, raising, and releasing orphaned moose.

An Alaska Fisherman's Guide to Tragedy and Redemption

Jody Mason has been a halibut fishing guide out of Whittier, Alaska for over 20 years.

Cannabis is a Budding Business for this Mother-Daughter team

Alaskan Blooms is a family-run cannabis business in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Kuspuks and Parkys: Symbols of Alaskan Identity

Sheila Ezelle absolutely loves making custom kuspuks (Qaspeqs) and parkys for clients.

Is the world's best ice cream in...ALASKA?! | INDIE ALASKA

Wild Scoops ice cream has become a local phenomenon with uniquely Alaskan ingredients.

What's it take to win Alaska's competitive beard contest?

Bearded men and women from around the nation come to AK every year for this beard contest.

Skiing Alaska’s extreme slopes with videographer Luka Bees

Over the years, Luke Bredar has been creating videos of professional skiers across Alaska.

Where are they now? The Shrimp Whisperer

Al's shrimp photos were first featured on Indie Alaska in 2016, so where is he now?

Running the only commercial farm in rural Alaska

The Meyers Farm in Bethel now provides organic produce to residents in Alaska's YK Delta.

Preserving Traditional Alaskan Native Materials with Jewelry

Josh Qagmuk Ahsoak is honoring Alaska native material like fur and baleen with his jewelry

This Aerial Silk Dancer Performs in the Alaskan Outdoors

What do you do when there's nowhere to fly? You make the Alaskan wilderness your stage.

Meet the Cabbage Fairies of the Alaska State Fair

Meet the six women who have a unique passion for the Giant Cabbage Weigh-off at the fair.

From Mammoth to Kale: A look into gardening in the Arctic

Nasugraq Rainy Hopson is teaching people above the arctic circle how to grow produce.

How Traditional Tattoos are Connecting Inuit Communities

Holly Nordlum and Sarah Whalen-Lunn are Traditional Inuit Handpoke and Skin Stitch Artists

About 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.

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