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ERIC Number: ED541684
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1914
Pages: 79
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Report on the Work of the Bureau of Education for the Natives of Alaska, 1912-13. Bulletin, 1914, No. 31. Whole Number 605
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
During the fiscal year that ended June 30, 1913, the field force of the Alaska school service consisted of 5 superintendents, 109 teachers, 11 physicians (1 of whom also filled another position), 9 nurses, and 3 hospital attendants. Seventy-seven schools were maintained, with an enrollment of 3,563, and an average attendance of 1.797. This bulletin on the work of the Bureau of Education for Natives of Alaska is divided into two sections. Part I--General Summary--contains: (1) Report on education (character of the work; medical work; reservations; economic aid to natives; legislation; recommendations; list of persons in the Alaska school service; and summary of expenditures); and (2) Report on the reindeer service (growth of the enterprise; administration; distribution; a native industry; summary of expenditures; and statistical tables). Part II--Detailed Reports--covers the following topics: (1) Reports by superintendents A. N. Evans and Walter C. Shields; (2) Reports by teachers in Barrow, Wainwright, Kivalina, Noatak, Selawik, Atka, Seldovia, and Sitka; (3) Reports on health conditions: (a) report on health conditions in the native villages along the Arctic coast (by Emil Krulish); (b) report on health conditions in the native villages in southeastern Alaska (by Emil Krulish); and (c) report on an epidemic of measles at Konai, in southwestern Alaska (by W. E. Kuppler and Alice M. Dolan); and (4) Special reports on the Hydaburg colony and Metlakahtla. (Contains 13 plates.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, United States Bureau of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Alaska