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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: all

Timeline: open/repeated

Grade Levels: 9-12

Purpose: to expand the school program to include activities and resources unavailable in a traditional village setting

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J. and V. Lewis
Guest Speakers

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Square bullet Activities

  • Arrange for visitation/lecture by traveling personnel from:

    regional corporations

    state legislature

    state and federal agencies

    universities

    private companies. 

  • Organize activities around the presentations. Focus on issues.

Square bullet Resources

  • Bureau of Land Management 
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs 
  • Alaska Department of Fish and Game 
  • Public Health Service
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Cooperative Extension Service 
  • private businesses (oil companies, lawyers, fur buyers, doctors)

Variations

  • Invite specific speakers to broaden particular units in the educational program. 
  • Sponsor village meetings during which important issues will be presented. 
  • Generally the more flexible the educational program, the more successful the school will be in taking advantage of the resources available.

 

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      

 

 

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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