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Native Pathways to Education
Alaska Native Cultural Resources
Indigenous Knowledge Systems
Indigenous Education Worldwide
 

Curriculum Resources for the Alaskan Environment

Subject Areas: business education or career development

Timeline: one week

Grade Levels: 11-12

Purpose: to introduce students who are considering college to the realities of college life

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D. Madara
College Preparation

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  • Arrange for students to visit a university campus:

    have students write Native college upper-classpersons who would consider being chaperones; chaperones will be familiar with adjustment problems, university facilities, and activities

    arrange travel and accommodations.

  • Have students plan and raise funds for the trip.
  • Include vocational schools.

Square bullet Resources

  • funds and transportation
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks

    Bristol Bay Campus

    Chukchi Campus

    Kuskokwim Campus

    North Slope Higher Education Center

    Northwest Campus

  • University of Alaska Anchorage
  • University of Alaska Southeast
  • Alaska Pacific University
  • Sheldon Jackson College

Variations

  • Host a career day, inviting local college students/graduates.
  • Have students write to college for catalogs and information.

  

Carving and Jewelry Co-Op

Fund-Raising: Concessions/Raffle/Auction/T-Shirt Sales

Rummage Sales

Mail Order Business

School-Based Enterprises

Café Operation

Open House

Community Use of School Library

Village Recreation

Guest Speakers

Newspapers

Local Livelihood

On-the-Job/Cooperative Education

College Preparation

Teacher's Aide Training

Managing Community Affairs

Land Claims Brainstorming

The Corporation Game or Alaska Monopoly

Reconveyances: ANCSA Studies

Resource Development Options

City Council Meeting Simulation

Mock Board of Directors Meeting

REAA School Board Trip

Your Village

Family Tree

Village Archaeology

Building Traditional Dwellings

Cultural Heritage Projects

Traditional Hunters Manual

Ethnic Dinners

Following the Iditarod Dog Race

Visit to the Tribes

Trip to Mexico

Cross-Country Skiing

Firearms Handling

First-Aid Training

Christmas Shopping      

 

 

Go to University of AlaskaThe University of Alaska Fairbanks is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution and is a part of the University of Alaska system.

 


Alaska Native Knowledge Network
University of Alaska Fairbanks
PO Box 756730
Fairbanks  AK 99775-6730
Phone (907) 474.1902
Fax (907) 474.1957
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Last modified August 17, 2006