Indigenous Alaskans live on ancient lands but face a new climate of challenges.
First Alaskans (1): Ep 1 Off The Land
Indigenous peoples of Alaska carry on the tradition, relying on the Bering Sea and the land to provide food, water and warmth for their families.
Indigenous peoples of Alaska must navigate a changing climate using the values of the past as a guide to their future.
Indigenous Peoples of Alaska must race against the short days of winter to secure food for their families and communities.
Life for the families continues through the harsh winter as they harvest the land, build protective structures and brave the weather traveling.
Jody combats the severe weather. Daniel and Chase search for driftwood and Tig and Louise are on the hunt for a bull moose to feed their family.
First Alaskans (1): Ep 4 In Perfect Balance
Tig teaches his daughters how to ice fish. Chris traverses the tundra, Jody breaks an emergency trail with her dog team and Marvin Agnot sources wood.
First Alaskans (1): Ep 5 Cold Catch
Daniel and Chris scour St. Lawrence Island for food. Joel encounters a predator and Jody sets traps in hopes of sourcing warm fur for the winter.
First Alaskans (1): Ep 6 The Lone Wolf
First Alaskans (1): Ep 7 Sign of the Good Luck
Tig takes the boys hunting for beaver and Jody goes fishing with her family, as food stocks run low. With some recycled materials from the local dump, work progresses on Marvins greenhouse.
The Alaska Natives turn to the land, Yukon River and Bering Sea to source burbot, moose and walrus to fill their freezers and feed their families.
First Alaskans (1): Ep 8 It Takes A Village
Daniel and Chris Apassingok brave shifting ice in search of walrus. Jody Potts-Joseph hunts for rabbit and Marvin Agnot trolls the bay for fish.