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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.





What Worked
For My Parents in Raising
Their Kids


Tassie Fitka:

1. Giving children a lot of attention.
2. Teaching them family and home rules.
3. Encouraging them not to give up.
4. Praising them.
5. Reading to them.


Matthew Shorty:

1. Having home rules and being firm with them.
2. Being there for the children, and staying home in the evenings.
3. Talking about problems and how they make parents feel.
4. Spending time with children, like reading to them and playing with them.
5. Listening to children when they try to express themselves.


Cheryl Hunter:

1. Giving children money after working.
2. Keeping them home on weekends if they break a rule.
3. Taking them out swimming if they listen.
4. Letting them go on a snow machine ride after dishes are done.
5. Letting them join community activities on weekends if they're good.


Rose Fitka:

1. Being strict.
2. Listening when child is talking.
3. Telling children what's right and wrong.
4. Trying to be a good role model.
5. Showing respect for them.


Tanya Peter:

1. Disciplining their children.
2. Patience.
3. Talking with their kids.
4. Putting food on the table and buying them clothes.
5. Loving them.
6. Keeping them clean.
7. Budgeting an allowance for them.


Charlotte Alstrom:

1. Patience.
2. Giving them understanding.
3. Giving them attention.
4. Encouragement.
5. Open communication.


Lorah Olsen:

1. A good sense of humor.
2. Flexibility.
3. A lot of patience.
4. Faith in God.
5. A stable marriage.


Jonathan Boots:

1 .Put kids to bed early.
2.Wake them up early to have breakfast and get them ready for school.
3.Be a good role model.
4.Talk to them about their recreational activities.
5.Talk to them about their teachers.


Greg Evan:

1. Have good communication with children.
2. Use loving discipine.
3. Have clear expectations for children.


Tatiana Sergie:

1. Patience.
2. Tell kids what is right and wrong.
3. Discipline your children.
4. Let your kids get to bed early enough to get up early in the morning for school.
5. Let them do chores around the house.


Robert Pitka:

1. Discipline.
2. Don't let your kids get into mischief.
3. Keep them away from drugs and alcohol.
4. Have them get enough sleep to start the new day.
5. Keep them out of trouble.



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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