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Yup'ik RavenMarshall Cultural Atlas

This collection of student work is from Frank Keim's classes. He has wanted to share these works for others to use as an example of Culturally-based curriculum and documentation. These documents have been OCR-scanned. These are available for educational use only.

 

 

 

 

KAVLAKUAQ - Blackberry (Crowberry)

( Empetrum Nigrum )

 

 

KAVLAKUAQThe blackberry is found on the tundra. It is sourer than the other berries, but it is delicious to eat. We eat blackberries in a bowl with milk and sugar. They are very tasty this way. We pick blackberries from the hills and mountains - with grassbaskets. Mothers and younger daughters pick berries from morning to late afternoon or evening. In this way they get ready for wintertime. To make akutaq, we add salmonberries and blackberries with crisco (shortening).

To store blackberries we put them in the freezer till wintertime. Along about christmas time we have a feast with blackberries and other sorts of food. We eat blackberries with other berries. We also add boiled whitefish to blackberries. After we cook the whitefish we add blackberries and salmonberries to make a delicious akutaq. We can also add tomcod liver to our blackberries for akutaq.

KAVLAKUAQBlackberries are very tasty to fill our empty stomach with during the wintertime.

 

Joan Bell

Interrviewed by:

Patty Murran

Christine Olson

 

 

AYUQ-ESKIMO TEA

ITGARALGET - SEA PURSLANE
CERURPARUAQ-SPREADING WOOD FERN
NASQUPAGUA-ARROWLEAF SWEET COLTSFOOT
UGNARAT NEQAIT-MOUSE FOOD

UTNGUNGSAAT

MARALLAT-YUPIK POTATOES

IITAT

CURAT-BLUEBERRIES
KAVLAGUYAT-BLACK BEARBERRY
"KAPUKARAT"-PALLAS BUTTERCUP
CENGQULKEGCITAT-BUNCHBEBRY
AQEVYIIQ--SALMONBERRY
TUMAGLIT -CRANBERRY
CAIGGLUQ- ARCTIC WORMWOOD
TAYARUT - MARE'S TAIL
PALUQUTAT-DEER MUSHROOM
IKITUQ/TARNAQ-WILD CELERY
PUYRNIT-NAGOONBERRY
AATUNAQ-ARCTIC DOCK
KAVLAKUAQ - Blackberry (Crowberry)

 

Christmastime Tales
Stories real and imaginary about Christmas, Slavik, and the New Year
Winter, 1996
Christmastime Tales II
Stories about Christmas, Slavik, and the New Year
Winter, 1998
Christmastime Tales III
Stories about Christmas, Slavik, and the New Year
Winter, 2000
Summer Time Tails 1992 Summertime Tails II 1993 Summertime Tails III
Summertime Tails IV Fall, 1995 Summertime Tails V Fall, 1996 Summertime Tails VI Fall, 1997
Summertime Tails VII Fall, 1999 Signs of the Times November 1996 Creative Stories From Creative Imaginations
Mustang Mind Manglers - Stories of the Far Out, the Frightening and the Fantastic 1993 Yupik Gourmet - A Book of Recipes  
M&M Monthly    
Happy Moose Hunting! September Edition 1997 Happy Easter! March/April 1998 Merry Christmas December Edition 1997
Happy Valentine’s Day! February Edition 1998 Happy Easter! March/April Edition 2000 Happy Thanksgiving Nov. Edition, 1997
Happy Halloween October 1997 Edition Edible and Useful Plants of Scammon Bay Edible Plants of Hooper Bay 1981
The Flowers of Scammon Bay Alaska Poems of Hooper Bay Scammon Bay (Upward Bound Students)
Family Trees and the Buzzy Lord It takes a Village - A guide for parents May 1997 People in Our Community
Buildings and Personalities of Marshall Marshall Village PROFILE Qigeckalleq Pellullermeng ‘A Glimpse of the Past’
Raven’s Stories Spring 1995 Bird Stories from Scammon Bay The Sea Around Us
Ellamyua - The Great Weather - Stories about the Weather Spring 1996 Moose Fire - Stories and Poems about Moose November, 1998 Bears Bees and Bald Eagles Winter 1992-1993
Fish Fire and Water - Stories about fish, global warming and the future November, 1997 Wolf Fire - Stories and Poems about Wolves Bear Fire - Stories and Poems about Bears Spring, 1992

 

 
 

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