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Native Pathways to Education
Alaska Native Cultural Resources
Indigenous Knowledge Systems
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Curriculum Resources for the Alaskan Environment

Subject Areas: all

Timeline: one evening/repeated

Grade Levels: K-12

Purpose: to open the school to the community; to provide recreational programs in villages with limited recreational facilities

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J. and V. Lewis and L. Dolan
Village Recreation

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Square bullet Activities

  • Set aside one night per week for recreation night.
  • Have the students select activities and games:
  • card games
    bingo; math and word bingo
    scrabble; monopoly
    ping pong; shuffleboard
    checkers; chess.

  • Have students advertise, set up, and manage the affair.

Square bullet Resources

  • games
  • educational games
  • community Parks and Recreation Program
  • gym, gym equipment, library facilities, movie equipment

Variations

  • Use the activity for fund-raising: charge admission and sell refreshments.
  • Include model building; other construction (i.e., sleds, cabins, caches, snowshoes, canoes, etc.).
  • Use JOM funds or raise funds:

    to provide supervisors and coordinators for after school and evening basketball

    to provide library aide to run the library; open it to the public after school and evenings.

 

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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Fairbanks  AK 99775-6730
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