Film Tag: Jack Kohler

Lead the Way

Amid commercialism that dishonors ancient medicine, and Native people abusing our own plant at a higher rate than anyone, thirty-six Native youth set out to learn traditions with tobacco. The documentary was funded by TUPE (Tobacco Use Prevention Education) for American Indian Education Cetnters in California. Student’s intimate reflections on culture and identity unfold with… Read more »

The Boy From Toksook Bay

Interview with Byron Nicholai, a native Alaskan Yup’ik Singer, who has traveled the United States singing his traditional songs. He has performed for former Secretary of State John Kerry and former President Barack Obama.