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New Archive -2001, 2000,
It's Native Heritage Month!! (even though we
all know it's ALWAYS time to celebrate Native life and cultures)
The Southcentral Native Educators' Association has posted a calendar
of some of the events taking place for American Indian/Alaska
Native Heritage Month. Be sure to let them know if you're hosting
an event and it's not on their calendar!
Click here to be sure your
Alaska Native education program gets into the Alaska Native Education
Resource Guide the First Alaskans Institute has commissioned from
the McDowell Group.
Getting Ready!! For the 2002
AFN Elders and Youth Conference - This page has information
about what's going to be happening and discussed at this year's
Alaska Federation of Natives Youth events. Includes: readings,
photographs, biographies, and a lot more. Be ready! Watch here
Agenda for the 2002
Leadership Summit - The Sun Is Rising - Presented by the First
for Primary Grades K-3 -- "KEET" by Claribel and
Henry Davis. Includes legend of Keet, teaching unit, further activities,
A new book is added to the Alaskool library - Monuments
In Cedar by Edward L. Keithahn. Focusing on totem poles this
book includes photographs, a detailed map of the totempolar region,
stories, and more.
Alaskool's own Jim Kerr discusses Sydney Huntington's Shadows
on the Koyukuk.
History of the Nome, Alaska Public Schools: 1899 to 1958 From
the Gold Rush to Statehood, A Thesis, By John Marion Poling,
B.A., College, Alaska, May 1970
- Now available as a PDF (portable document file). Clean, new
presentation and easy to navigate. Right click and "save
Paul Ongtooguk's address
to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Regional Summit on Native Education,
April 24, 2002 in Bethel, Alaska
Text - By Emma and Frank Williams of Ketchikan, 1978. In both
English and a special version of Tlingit that linguists have used
to better understand how Tlingit language has developed and changed
25% Project -- High school history class assignment and student
projects from Juneau-Douglas High School's Early Scholars Program
(ESP) - a program for college-bound Alaska Native students. Assignment
directs students to delve into their own cultural knowledge and
histories in creative informational projects.
for Alaska Natives: Can High-Stakes Testing Bridge the Chasm Between
Ideals and Realities? By Ken Jones and Paul Ongtooguk
(c)2002, Phi Delta Kappa International, Inc.
Alaska Native Education Study:
A Statewide Survey of Alaska Native Values and Opinions Regarding
Education in Alaska - This 150 page report was prepared for
the First Alaskans Foundation by the McDowell Group and was presented
at the Alaska Native Education Summit in late 2001. Download is
an Adobe Acrobat pdf - PC users may right-click and "save
Indigenous Knowledge and Languages: Research Planning & Protocol
by Beth Leonard, UAF
2002" announces a call for submissions of poetry, short
fiction, with awards totaling $2,500. Explorations is the literary
magazine of the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau, Alaska.
A new category has recently been added inviting Alaska Native
writers who focus on Alaska Native themes to submit their work
for a $500 first prize.
Alaska Natives into Psychology - Find out more
by downloading or opening this PDF brochure.
American Fish and Wildlife Society Conference, April 28 -
May 2 in Anchorage
Paul Ongtooguk's address
to the Alaska Native Education Summit, November 30, 2001
Alaskool Director Paul Ongtooguk's address
to the 2001 Bering Strait Regional Conference February 23, 2001
Culture and Change
for Iñupiat and Yupiks of Alaska,
by Edna Ahgeak MacLean. Also
available in Portable Document Format (PDF) - requires free
H. Brower Sr. - Cultural Uses of Alaska Marine Mammals, Part
I (from 29th Alaska Science Conference, August 15-17, 1978)
II (December 2001 update)
Education for Alaskan Native Teachers and Domestication
of the Ivory Tower by Ray Barnhardt, Cross-cultural Education
Development Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
and Andy Hope - The
Kiks.ádi Survival March of 1804 by Herb Hope, and two
poems by Andy Hope - "Sputnik"
and "When Good
People Walk Among Us"
Civil Rights Week - Explore
racism's history and issues in Alaska
New Archives - 1998, 1999,