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Alaska: The Last Frontier 

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Centers on the Kilcher family and their community outside Homer, Alaska. Begun by patriarch Yule Kilcher who immigrated from Europe during WWII, and currently led by his sons, Otto and Atz ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Atz Lee Kilcher Atz Lee Kilcher ...  Self 109 episodes, 2011-2019
Otto Kilcher ...  Self 105 episodes, 2011-2019
Eivin Kilcher ...  Self 104 episodes, 2011-2019
Atz Kilcher ...  Self 103 episodes, 2011-2019
Charlotte Kilcher ...  Self 100 episodes, 2012-2019
Eve Kilcher Eve Kilcher ...  Self 99 episodes, 2011-2019
Jane Kilcher ...  Self 97 episodes, 2011-2019
Bray Poor Bray Poor ...  Narrator 93 episodes, 2011-2017
Bonnie Kilcher-Dupree Bonnie Kilcher-Dupree ...  Self 70 episodes, 2012-2019
August Kilcher August Kilcher ...  Self 65 episodes, 2011-2019
Shane Kilcher Shane Kilcher ...  Self 55 episodes, 2012-2017
Yule Kilcher Yule Kilcher ...  Self 48 episodes, 2011-2017
Findlay Kilcher Findlay Kilcher ...  Self 46 episodes, 2014-2019


Centers on the Kilcher family and their community outside Homer, Alaska. Begun by patriarch Yule Kilcher who immigrated from Europe during WWII, and currently led by his sons, Otto and Atz Kilcher (singer Jewel's father) the family have lived on their land for four generations. The show also features the homesteaders who live nearby and interact with the Kilchers. Written by Anonymous

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World famous singer and songwriter, Jewel, is the daughter of Atz Kiltcher, and grew up in Homer, AK. See more »


Featured in The Soup: Episode #12.47 (2015) See more »


Alaska the Last Frontier
Written by Atz Kilcher
Performed by Atz Kilcher and Jewel Kilcher
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Circle of Life
23 April 2014 | by yoshibuddhaSee all my reviews

Really phenomenal show that documents the life of families surviving in the wilds of Alaska. This is not Sarah Palin's Alaska; this is the real deal and the people involved are intelligent and responsible custodians of the land they inhabit; unlike most of us.

It's great to see people who hunt and gather and display 100% respect for the seriousness of their responsibility. The animal slaughter scenes are rough for some people but they do it without any "sport" whatsoever and with full disclosure of the significance of the killing and the importance of the circle of life. Otto's wife is a long-time vegetarian and she discusses her views on the killings including her understanding of it's necessity. The folks who rated this 1 star because of "the killing" are probably just extremists so please disregard them. I'm no hunter myself, but I am a omnivore and I know where my meat comes from as I do my best to buy only local, non-mass produced meats.

I find it highly hypocritical for anyone to criticize the slaughter portions of this show and then turn around and eat meat from a restaurant or buy some from a grocery store with no connection to the animal's welfare or the process involved to feed them. This show will help you understand what consuming meat really means and the real cost.

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July 2011 (USA) See more »

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Homer, Alaska, USA

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