Process of Interviewing
by Rachel Craig
This is a very helpful document for the protocols of interviewing an Elder.
by Rachel Craig
Excerpt: "The elders of Northwest Arctic Borough have been
very concerned about our knowing our own family
by the Village News Network
Excerpt: "This publication is an attempt to blend two goals:
cultural education and media education. NANA’s Inupiat Ilitqusiat program
strives to instill values that will serve children all their lives. The Village
News Network strives to increase the Native voice in Alaska media. We came together
to help each other."
Kobuk Junior Dictionary
The Kobuk Junior Dictionary was originally published by Alaska
Native Language Center in 1979. This adaptation is now searchable
online. The dictionary may be purchased by ANLC.
Testimonies to the Alaska Natives Commission
Fairbanks - 1992
Nome - 1992
of Point Hope Alaska
A guide to flowering plants near the village of Point Hope.
of My People
By Cheryl Ann Wood from Golovin Bay, Alaska.
and Bering Strait Yup'ik Action Plans
These Action Plans were developed from the Education
Summit in April 2005.
Inupiaq and Bering Strait Yup'ik Teachable Calendar
This is an order form for Kawerak's Teachable Calendar
The Alaska Native Values are now available online.
of Point Hope Alaska
From the owner: "In fact, in 1982 when these images
were first taken many months were spent melting snow
to obtain the necessary water to mix
chemicals to develop color film.!!! These outstanding award winning images
have withstood the test of time and are very unique in artistic composition!"
This site has excellent links to regional organizations along the North Slope.
The Native Village of Kotzebue (Kotzebue
IRA) oversees the Nikaitchuat ("anything is possible") Ilisagviat ("a place
to learn") tribal school. Nikaitchuat
Ilisagviat has begun the third year of operation.
Aden Ahgupuk Official Website
Excerpt: "Family members, friends
and business associates have contributed a great deal of information
and artwork to make this website successful. Through his artwork,
our Grandfather touched many lives and gave people a true feeling
of The Great Land of Alaska. "
OF KAUWERAK Legends
of the Northern Eskimo
Excerpt: "William Oquilluk of the Seward Peninsula took it
upon himself to document the stories, legends and ceremonies of the Northern
Alaska Eskimo culture. Set against a theme of four great disasters and
the fifth- the complete destruction of the beliefs and values and the
of the language through total assimilation into the surrounding dominant
American way of looking at man and his environment. No story was included
in this collection until William Oguilluk had heard the same version
from five different individuals."
by Donald H. Webster and Wilfried Zibell
Published on the Alaska Native
Studies Curriculum and Teacher Development Website. You can search for
both Iñupiaq and English words.
Alaska Native non-profit dedicated to
and cultural preservation opportunities
for Bering Straits Native Corporation shareholders, their descendants,
and the people of the Bering Straits region."
FM's Native Word Archives
This site includes Native words with sounds from
Native speakers. The languages represented are Iñupiaq,
Aleut, Tlingit, Athabascan, and Yup'ik.
The Native Studies Curriculum and Teacher Development Project (NSCTD) brings
together teams of teachers, elders, and community members in various parts
of Alaska with university-based specialists to develop curricula on Alaska
Native studies and language that is available to all schools through the
internet or on CD.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Alaska
Native Language Center is an excellent resource
for information on the languages of Alaska Natives.
- Alaska Native Cultural Profile
This is an interview of Rachel Craig, an Iñupiaq Elder, about
the Iñupiaq culture. Excellent resource for information.
Iñupiaq Numeral System
The students in Kaktovik developed the Iñupiaq numeral system
based on the Iñupiaq ways of knowing. Here you will find the
history and see the numeral system.
Eben Hopson Memorial
This web site memorializes and celebrates the life and leadership
of the late Eben Hopson.
To those knowledgeable about the people of the Arctic, Eben Hopson is one
of the great historical political leaders of the North.
Native Heritage Center
Excerpt: "The Alaska Native Heritage
Center is a gathering place that celebrates, perpetuates
and shares Alaska Native cultures. Since opening in 1999,
has become Alaska's premier interactive cultural destination."