Byron Nicholai’s videos of his Yup’ik singing, dancing and drumming have cultivated and inspired a devoted following on Facebook. Now, he’s a UAA elementary education student and has performed for the President of the United States.
Anchorage artist Holly Mititquq Nordlum, B.F.A. ’04, is continuing work on one of her most ambitious projects—a feature-length documentary on Inuit tattooing—thanks in part to a recent Time Warner fellowship from the Sundance Institute. Learn more in her video profile.