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Culture Matters – A Native Health Documentary

Source Credit: by Wide Angle Studios

“Culture Matters” a documentary from Wide Angle Studios on Vimeo.

A documentary film on Native American, Alaska Native, and Pacific Islander behavioral health care. We travel to the South Pacific Island of American Samoa, the pristine wilderness of Alaska, and the continental United States talking with indigenous people and listening to their stories.


Funded through a grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services – SAMHSA, produced by Wide Angle Studios in association with First Nations Behavioral Health Association.

Healing thru culture

First aired on ʻĀhaʻi ʻŌlelo Ola June 21st 2010

The goal of ‘Aha Kane 2010 is to address the issues of Native Hawaiian male leadership and community involvement by focusing on the cultural history and the roles of Native Hawaiian men in the past, present and future. ‘Aha Kane 2010 offers a diverse venue of support services, educational programs, health presentations, and cultural workshops to increase our awareness and empower Native Hawaiian kane to fulfill our roles and responsibilities amongst ourselves, as well as within our families and our respective communities.

Activities include: Ho’okuku Ha’iolelo Hawaiian Language Oration Competition, Health Screenings, Lomilomi, and various athletic competitions! Chants and Hula Kahiko workshops, traditional warrior arts demonstrations.