Yupiit: Eye of Both Worlds


In a remote village in Alaska, local singer/songwriter Byron Nicholai engages a new generation of Yupik natives using rap and beatboxing. Retelling traditional stories, he is helping young people forge a stronger connection to their cultural heritage and values, including music and dance, subsistence hunting, and protection of the environment. These lessons are now passed down by Nicholai.


Title: Yupiit: Eye of Both Worlds
Genre: Documentary Short
Length: 29 min
Country: United States
Director: Stephanie Alton