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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.





Did You Know That...

Did You Know That...


After Bub hurt his leg, Oney took over doing the hula-hoops and push-ups?

Jackie is going to be the Pink Power Ranger for Halloween?

Gussy is going to be dressing up in toilet paper for Halloween, not to be a mummy, but to be white?

The same aliens came and visited Frank, and this time they succeeded in abducting him, but he was to scary for them so they let him go?

Barney the Dinosaur is coming to Marshall for Halloween?

It won't snow this winter because Fuddy poops warmed the atmosphere?

Stip lost his brain someplace in Lower Muddy lakes?

Richard moved to his mom's house because Jon likes to be too bossy to him?

When Jake went over to Jon's to get our game, they forced him to watch "Book Mice"?

Will is going to raid trick-or-treaters' candy bags and take all the candy corn?

Guy and Frank are searching for salmon eggs?

Charlotte has Senioritis?

Chris is dancing the Hula Hula with Polynesian girls?

The price of "chigs" is now $3.29, at the least?


Maurice Turet

Mystery People

Mystery Villager
Height: 5' 4"
Weight: 145 lbs
Hobbies: playing Nintendo and B-ball
DOB: 4/2/70
Birthplace: Alakanuk
Fav. Food: seal
Fav. Drink: orange juice
Hair color: brown
Eye color: brown
Pet Peeve: his wife's nagging
Family: two kids and a wife
Fav. Movie: Aliens

Mystery Baby 
Eye color: brown
Hair color: dark brown
DOB: 7/15/97
Height: 22"
Weight: 11 lbs 15 oz
Birthplace: Anchorage
Gender: female

Mystery Staff
Height: 6'
Weight: 170 lbs
Eye color: blue
Hair color: brown
Gender: male
Hobbies: wood carving, writing, canoeing, walking, hiking and playing chess
Fav. Food: salmon
Fav. Sport: cross country skiing, canoeing
Fav. Saying: "When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe."

Mystery Student #1
Gender: male
DOB: ???
Fav. Food: cheeseburger w/fries
Fav. Fruit: orange
Hobbies: playing ball
Fav. Kind of Movie: comedy
Eye color: brown
Hair color: black
Height: 5' 5"
Weight:155 lbs
Fav. TV Show: cons
Fav. Subject: English

Mystery Student #2
Height: 5' 3"
Weight: 154 lbs
Gender: male
Eye color: brown
Hair color: black
Fav. Food: hamburgers
Fav. Sport: basket ball
Hobbies: spying 


Feature News

A Good Moose Season

- Kathy Duny

Tank Farm Being Relocated

- Jonathan Boots

Willow Mine to be Mined?

- Lois Moore

Marshall Co-op Store Extension

- Charlotte Alstrom

Marshall's New Armory

- Maurice Turet

Airport Update

- Tatiana Sergie

Marshall Head Start Begins

- Rose Lynn Fitka

Marshall Traditional Council

- Tassie Fitka



Editorial Page 

Sales Tax has Benefits Too

- Charlotte Alstrom


Guest Editorial 

Let's Get Rid of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

- Cheryl Hunter


Max's Message from the Best Little
School on the Yukon



Whats Happenin' at School?


Running Cross Country

First and Second Grades
Third and Fourth Grades
5th & 6th Grades
Richard Olsen's Classes
Nick's Bilingual Classes
Guy's Classes
Frank's Classes
Donna Best's Special Olympics
Marshall Student Council Report


Puzzle Page


October 1997 Calendar


Comic Page


Happy Halloween


Dear Tat


 Elders Page

Trapping at Nageethluk

Story told by Camille Boliver

Look To The Stars
Your Personal Horoscope


Did You Know That...


Message Page (in pdf)


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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