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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.





Gems of Wisdom from
the Elders


Vernon Evan:

1. If you get your children up early in the morning, they will have a good name later in life.

2. Teach your children not to follow someone going in the wrong direction


Angeline Coffee:

1. Encourage your children to go to school every day.

2. Encourage your children all the time.


Terry Manumik:

1. Have plenty of patience with your children.

2. Listen to your kids when they tell you something they think important.

3. Have house rules for your kids.

4. Spend time with them.

5. Provide your children with a safe environment.


Nick Andrew:

1. Be a good role model for your kids.

2. Do not drink while raising your kids.

3. Stay together on decisions about your kids. Don't argue about them.

4. Honor your marriage vows.

5. Teach your kids to pray, no matter what religion you belong to.


Nastasia Andrew:

1. Help one another with the housework. Don't let your spouse do all the work.

2. Raise your kids in a Native way. Keep your traditions alive.

3. Never argue in front of your kids

4. Never cuss at your kids or around them.

5. Honor your elders and others no matter what age they are.


Richard Olsen:

1. Spend time with your children because time goes by too quickly.

2. Don't have children right away. Wait for 4 to 6 years after your married.

3. Take lots of pictures of your kids.

4. Teach your children values.

5. Don't be afraid to say what you think to your children.


Alvin Owletuck:

1. Discipline your children.

2. Talk with your children often.

3. Make sure they're on time for things.

4. Don't take your small children to public gatherings.

5. Keep them clean, feed them well, and teach them about life.

6. Go to Sunday school and church with them.


Agnes Owletuck:

1. Make sure your kids go to school on time.

2. Discipline is important.

3. Take good care of your children.

4. Teach them to listen to you and respect you.

5. Communicate with them a lot.

6. Go to church with them.


Kathy Peteroff:

1. Take good care of young children and raise them good.

2. Talk to them even if they don't listen to you.

3. Men should teach boys to do men's work.

4. Women should teach girls to do women's work.


Fedusia Shorty:

1. Make sure children behave.

2. Teach them right from wrong.

3. Do good things for your children.

4. Teach them not do bad things.



What Worked
For My Parents in Raising
Their Kids


What My Parents
Would Have Done Differently
If They Could Do It Over


Advice From Parents
To Young Parents


for parents


The Kids


Do's and Do Not's about Parenting


Gems of Wisdom from
the Elders


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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