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Yup'ik RavenYup'ik Cultural Values

ST. MARY'S SCHOOLS:
YUPIIT - YUUTAIT

 

Every Yup'ik Is Responsible To All Other Yup'iks For Survival Of Our Cultural Spirit, And The Values And Traditions Through Which It Survives. Through Our Extended Family, We Retain, Teach, and Live Our Yup'ik Way.

 

With Guidance and Support from Elders We must Teach our Children Yup'ik Values:

Love for Children
Respect for Others
Sharing
Humility
Hard work
Spirituality
Cooperation
Family Roles
Knowledge of family tree
Knowledge of Language
Hunter Success
Domestic Skills
Avoid conflict
Humor
Respect for nature
Respect For Land
Respect For Nature

By The Design Of Our Creator We Were Created Yup'ik In Space And Time;
Proud, For Generations To Come, Of The Values Given To Us By Our Creator.

 

 
 

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