A member's disappearance brings the others together. Meanwhile, Nuala makes new friends and thinks about her future; a visit to a reservation makes everyone homesick; and Qituvituag gets creative to solve a cash-flow problem.
Troubling news from home causes a few members to second-guess leaving their families. Meanwhile, the group get makeovers to shed their traditional Alaskan styles; and a rift between Qituvituag and Nuala gets wider.
In the premiere of this reality series, five native Alaskan youth mull leaving their villages to start new lives in San Diego, but they risk being disowned by their families and friends for betraying their heritage and trust.