In a landscape as dramatic as its stories, We Breathe Again intimately explores the lives of four Alaska Native people, each confronting the impacts of intergenerational trauma and suicide. This is a film produced by the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Native Movement, and Crawl Walk Run LLC. Producers are Marsh Chamberlain, Enei Begaye Peter, Ryan Jacobi, and myself.
An interview for a local television program, Current Conversations, moments prior to delivering my keynote address at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in Texas in July 2017.
This is my five minute candidate speech from the Tanana Chiefs Conference annual convention in March of 2014. I was a candidate for President of the organization. My friend Victor Joseph was elected as our President three days later and I am happy to support him in that role.
Sharing a bit of my story and reflections with a couple thousand people at the Connecting for Change conference, hosted by the Marion Institute. If you have already seen the We Breathe Again preview, you can forward to start of my talk at the 6 minute mark.
Hosted by the North Slope Borough School District. Program development and facilitation by Gwanzhii, LLC and the Inupiaq Education Department. Film production by Crawl Walk Run, LLC, Gwanzhii, LLC, and the Indigenous Leadership Institute.
In June of 2011, the Maniilaq Wellness program, in partnership with Adeline Aucha Kameroff, Lance Kramer, Earl Keggulluk Polk, and Evon Peter hosted Camp Pigaaq @ Sadie Creek, south of Kotzebue, Alaska. The intention of the Camp was to provide an opportunity for youth to learn cultural knowledge and skills that help provide for a healthy and fulfilling life. The Indigenous Leadership Institute and Crawl Walk Run Films collaborated to produce a documentary film of the Camp.
Camp Igaliq is presented by Kawerak Inc. in collaboration with Crawl Walk Run, the Indigenous Leadership Institute, and Gwanzhii, with support from the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation and SAMHSA. It documents an Alaska Native youth culture camp at Salmon Lake in July 2011, outside Nome, Alaska. Camp Igaliq is a program of Kawerak Wellness, which is working to prevent violence, abuse, and suicide in the Bering Straits region of Alaska, while promoting a positive and healthy way of life.