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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.






Basic Facts about Scammon Bay

Yupik Name

- Marayarmiut


- Calista Region in the Yukon Delta on the Bering Sea


- Yupik and English


- Approx. 300


- 2nd Class City

- City Council

- Traditional Council


- Calista Regional Corp.

- Askinuk Corporation

- Sturnevik Herring Fish Corp.


- Mostly Subsistence Hunting and Fishing

- 5 Stores - Askinuk Misc.

- Aguchak’s Merchantile

- Amukon’s

- Charlie’s

- Joey’s

- 1 Theater - Hank William Ulak Memorial Theater


- Lower Yukon School District REAA

Elementary School - 5 Teachers

High School - 4 Teachers


- Catholic Church

- Covenant Church


- Small unpaved Airport Approx. 2500 feet

- unpaved road Approx. 1 mile

- Winter trail to surrounding Villages

- Summer trail to some villages by boat


Various newspapers including Tundra Drums, Daily News, Tundra Times, Anchorage Times, etc.


- Television

- Learn Alaska

- Cable T.V. 4 Stations

- STP Satellite T.V. Project

- Phone

- United Utilities

- Alascom

- Radio



- Sometimes KYUK

- Post Office

- Mail Service


- Community Hall

- Askinuk Royal Igloo

- Aguchak's Pool Parlor

- One gigantic Mountain



Basic Facts about Scammon Bay


Building Owners






Scammon Bay Phone Numbers


Social Services


Airline and Barge Schedules


Scammon Bay CB Numbers


Profit Corporations Operating around Scammon Bay


Full Time Jobs in Scammon Bay


Scammon Bay School Staff


Government Organizations Operating In Scammon Bay


Corporations Operating in Scammon Bay


Councils Operating in Scammon Bay


Arts and Crafts people of Scammon Bay


Waterfowl, Land Animals and Sea Mammals hunted in the Scammon Bay area


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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