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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: home economics, communications, social science, art

Timeline: three days biannually

Grade Levels: 9-12

Purpose: to encourage community participation in school program development; to encourage student-sponsored social events which Integrate school and community

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J. and V. Lewis
Open House

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  • Students select work to be displayed.
  • Use bulletin boards, murals, table displays (3-D), learning centers, etc.
  • Send out invitations.
  • Select and prepare refreshments.
  • Set up an information booth to provide school program outlines.
  • Make note of parents' comments about what they would like and what they would like to see changed or added.

Square bullet Resources

  • students, schools
  • donations from community members are appropriate

Variations

  • Organize open house around a movie, play, concert, or game.
  • Organize open house on a holiday (e.g., Christmas, Valentine's Day).
  • Foster discussion about school program/policy development; follow up at a school board meeting.

 

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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