ERIC Number: ED127075
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Feb-5
Reference Count: N/A
Report of the Inupiat Conference on Bilingual Education (College, Alaska, November 19-22, 1972).
Reeback, Robert, Comp.
Edited transcripts taken from participant notes, stenographic minutes, tape recordings, and other sources constitute the major portion of this report on the 1972 Inupiat Conference on Bilingual Education held at College, Alaska. Also included in this document are: an abstract; a summary of the conference proceedings; and the following appendices: (1) a list of participants from 22 Inupiat Eskimo villages; (2) text of Alaska Senate Bills 421-424; (3) five stages of modern Inupiat orthography; (4) Inupiat words in five alphabets; (5) Inupiat conference evaluation forms; (6) handout on bilingual education--purpose, program, and evaluation; (7) cultural awareness objectives from the State-Operated Schools Northeast Area Title I program; (8) explanation of request for appropriation for a bilingual library and media center. The subject content of the transcripts includes: an overview of bilingual education programs in Alaska; an explanation of the purposes of the conference (discussion of the initiation of bilingual education programs in the Alaska State-Operated Schools System and in some Bureau of Indian Affairs schools); methods applied to teaching Inupiat; educational objectives; a description of the Barrow Program; training for the Yupik programs; 10 decisions faced in planning a bilingual/bicultural program; the Inupiat language; talking, writing, and reading; media and curriculum design. (JC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State-Operated Schools, Anchorage.; Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska