Our Stories

Beyond Kin: Social and Cultural Life

Ethnographic portrait of the Inupiat of Arctic Alaska. 

Growing Up in an Inupiat Village

Ethnographic portrait of the Inupiat of Arctic Alaska. 

Keynote Address - R. Dale Wallace, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Walker is the Director of One Sky National Resource Center: Traditional and Contemporary Medicine as Partners in Healing. 15:56 min. (Real Player needed)

Living in Both Worlds: Inupiaq Women and Urban Life

Research among North Slope Inupiaq women living in Anchorage in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness

National Library of Medicine exhibition examining concepts of health and medicine among contemporary American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.

Panel Discussion 1: Traditional Healing Practices: What We Know, What We Do, What Barriers We Face in Treating Our Patients

1) To honor Rita's life work and that of others who follow her path of Healing by exploring the origins, strengths, and contributions of their work.
2) To understand their efforts to bring healing to the people, and to explore the clinical, social, and procedural roadblocks that have been placed in their path. 1:06:50 min. (Real Player needed) 

Traditional Healing among the Inupiaq: Importance of Caring for the Body, Mind, and Spirit

Slide presentation by Carl M. Hild, PhD, MS, at the 2nd International Telehealth Symposium on Palliative Care, April 27, 2010, Anchorage, Alaska. 

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