There are six units, each encompassing an important theme or historical period. Linked to a timeline, you'll find extensive information that includes an historical account of that era, stories of the people who lived then, photographs, maps, oral history, letters and other primary resources. The Teachers guide contains lesson plans and suggested activities.
There are six units, each encompassing an important theme or historical period. Linked to the TIMELINE, you'll find extensive information that includes an historical account of that era, stories of the people who lived then, photographs, maps, oral history, letters and other primary resources. The TEACHER'S GUIDE contains lesson plans and suggested activities.
The Presbytery of the Yukon (Presbyterian Church U.S.A.), Founded July 26, 1899, Eagle, Alaska (This is an excellent site for those interested in finding out more about Sheldon Jackson and S. Hall Young, both important figures in the early history of United States efforts concerning Alaska Native education and Presbyterian missions. It also has a very interesting history of the Fairbanks Presbyterian Church which includes the only discription of the founding of "Eskimo Town" in Fairbanks on line of which I am aware. The article on the cross-cultural history of the church in Faribanks is also important in how candid it seems to be about the issues, confusions, goals, and effects of people trying to sort out the question of Christian faith and culture. The site is well designed. ...Paul Ongtooguk)
The Russian Church and Native Alaskan Cultures (This site includes a great set of source materials about the Orthodox Church and Alaska Natives. Important issues of cross-cultural education, Alaska history, religious history, and Alaska native education are addressed with some unique perspectives. The primary documents are important. ...Paul Ongtooguk)
Historical Status of Elementary Schools in Rural Alaskan Communities, 1867-1980, Carol Barnhardt. [This one of the more recent histories of Alaska Native education written by a long time student and teacher of the topic. Recommended reading. ...Paul Ongtooguk]
Plans for Dropout Prevention and Special School Support Services for American Indian and Alaska Native Students Jon Reyhner. This paper was commissioned by the U.S. Department of Education's Indian Nations at Risk Task Force and was completed in 1992.