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ERIC Number: ED141008
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Feb
Pages: 132
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Indian Studies Program.
Peck, Cy, Sr.; And Others
A product of the Indian Studies Curriculum Committee and the Indian Studies Staff, this manual on the Indians of Southeast Alaska constitutes a useable classroom tool designed for the cross-cultural program in the Juneau School District. Objectives of this Indian Studies Program are identified as: to increase knowledge, awareness, and positive attitudes of all students, K-12, toward the cultural heritage of the Southeastern Alaska Indian; to promote community involvement through the use of human and material resources; and to increase awareness and understanding of similarities and differences among all cultures. The seven sections of this curriculum guide include the following study topics: (1) History (maps; geography; origin; migration; community life, including social customs and habits; religion and beliefs; social and religious ceremonies; social structure); (2) Contemporary Family Life (family roles, food, fishing, and clan relationships); (3) Art (carving, drawing and painting, weaving, sewing, bentwood boxes, and music); (4) Language (spoken, written, and legends and stories); (5) Suggested Resources (people and agencies); (6) Modifications (modifications of the foregoing text); and (7) Bibliography (a 47-item annotated bibliography). (JC)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education.
Authoring Institution: Greater Juneau Borough School District, AK.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska