Culturally Responsive Science Curriculum




Barnhardt, R. (1997). Teaching/learning across cultures: strategies for success. Sharing our Pathways. 2 (1,2,3)

Glenn, R. (1999). Traditional knowledge, environmental assessment, and the clash of two cultures. Sharing Our Pathways. 4(5) 12–13

Ilutsik, E. (1999) Traditional Yup’ik knowledge—lessons for all of us. Sharing Our Pathways. 4 (4)

Kawagley, A.O. (2000). Identity creating camps. Sharing Our Pathways. 5(2) 4–5

Kawagley, A.O. (1995) A Yupiaq Worldview: a Pathway to Ecology and Spirit . Illinois. Waveland Press

Kawagley, A.O., & Barnhardt, R (1997). Education indigenous to place: western science meets native reality. Ecological Education in Action, G. Smith & D. Williams, Editors SUNY Press.

Lipka, J. (1998). Expanding curricular and pedagogical possibilities: Yup’ik-based mathematics, science and literacy. Transforming the Culture of Schools—Yup’ik Eskimo Examples. Lipka, J, Mohatt, G.V. & the Ciulistet Group. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Murphy, N. & Rutherford, M. (1996). Native ways of knowing. Math/Science Alaska Framework, Alaska Department of Education 2-22-35

Curriculum Resources

The Alaska Native Knowledge Network is a resource for information related to Alaska Native knowledge systems and ways of knowing. It has a searchable curriculum database, sample science units, copies of Alan Dick’s science books, AISES Handbooks, links to multiple related sources and much, much more.

The Alaska Natural Resources and Outdoor Education Association has published an invaluable and complete guide to Alaska relevant science kits, curricula, and field guides.

Dick, A. (2003) Resources for Native Science Camps, Projects and Fairs. Fairbanks, Alaska: Alaska Native Knowledge Network

Dick, A. (1999) Village Science, Teacher and Student Editions. Fairbanks, Alaska: Alaska Native Knowledge Network

Dick, A.(1998) Northern Science or Alaskans are Never Stuck, Teacher and Student Editions. Fairbanks, Alaska: Alaska Native Knowledge Network

Matthews, D. (2003) Unangam Hitnisangin/Unangam Hitnisangis/Aleut Plants: a Region-Based Plant Curriculum for Grades 4-6. Edited by B. Carlson.

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