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Native Pathways to Education
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Alaska Native Values for Curriculum

 

ALASKA NATIVE CULTURES all hold certain values to be paramount to their cultures. This website showcases some of the similarities and individualities of various Alaska Native groups and their values. Below is a list of some important values all Alaska Native Cultures share, and at the bottom of the page are links to individual culture pages.

  1. Show Respect to Others  -  Each Person Has a Special Gift
  2. Share what you have  -  Giving Makes You Richer
  3. Know Who You Are  -  You Are a Reflection on Your Family
  4. Accept What Life Brings  -  You Cannot Control Many Things
  5. Have Patience  -  Some Things Cannot Be Rushed
  6. Live Carefully  -  What You Do Will Come Back to You
  7. Take Care of Others  -  You Cannot Live without Them
  8. Honor Your Elders  -  They Show You the Way in Life
  9. Pray for Guidance  -  Many Things Are Not Known
  10. See Connections  -  All Things Are Related

 
 

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