Videos & Audio
The Traditional Foods Program has developed a video series entitled: Alaska Native Diet. There are three films in the series. These films were produced under a grant from the National Institute of Health and were filmed mostly in Atka and St. Paul as part of a greater research project. This series was completed in 2005 by the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands Association.
Film 1: Introduction of Dietary Benefits and Risks in Alaskan Villages.
Film 2: The Importance of Traditional Foods.
Film 3: Monitoring Contaminants in Rural Alaska (English/Russian).
The Traditional Foods Program has developed a video series entitled: Alaska Native Diet: Assessing the Benefits and Risks of Diet in Rural Alaska. In this film series, 11 Alaska experts were interviewed and recorded to discuss topics related to benefits and risks of diet in rural Alaska. This series was produced in 2007 by the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands Association. The topics of the interviews include:
Nutritional Benefits of Traditional Foods- Dr. Elizabeth Nobmann
Traditional Foods and the Prevention of Dietary Related Diseases- Dr. Gary Ferguson
Contaminants in Foods- Carl Hild
Community-Based Research- Patricia Cochran, Vi Waghiyi, Pamela Miller, Larry Merculieff
Human Biomonitoring- Dr. James Berner
Dietary Survey- Dr. Elizabeth Nobmann
Sampling- Dr. Todd O’Hara, Donna Willoya, Pamela Miller, Vi Waghiyi, Sara Moses
Selecting a Lab- Dr. Bob Gerlach, Dr. Lori Verbrugge, Dr. Todd O’Hara, Sara Moses, Patricia Cochran
Interpretation of Data- Dr. Lori Verbrugge
Assessing Benefits and Risks- Larry Merculieff
Partners in Food Safety- Patricia Cochran, Dr. Bob Gerlach, Carl Hild, Donna Willoya, Dr. James Berner, Dr. Gary Ferguson, Larry Merculieff, Pamela Miller, Vi Waghiyi, Dr. Elizabeth Nobmann, Sara Moses, Dr. Todd O’Hara, Dr. Lori Verbrugge
A glossary of Unangam tunuu words relating to traditional foods has been developed into audio recordings. Click on the Unangam tunuu word to hear an audio recording of the pronunciation of that word.