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Yup'ik RavenMarshall Cultural Atlas

This collection of student work is from Frank Keim's classes. He has wanted to share these works for others to use as an example of Culturally-based curriculum and documentation. These documents have been OCR-scanned. These are available for educational use only.

 

 

 

 

Our Planet is Heating Up

Over the past century, humans have raised our planet's temperature. They did this by industrial activity and by using internal combustion engines which generate gases that trap the sun's rays in the atmosphere. This then causes what's called the greenhouse effect. The greenhouse gases are methane, nitrous oxide, and especially carbon dioxide. The more C02 that is released in to the atmosphere, the hotter it gets. Before the Industrial Revolution, the atmosphere contained about 280 parts per million of C02. Today the figure is 360 p.p.m. Top climatologists, say by the end of next century the C02 level will be somewhere between 480 to 800 p.p.m.

1995 was the warmest year since they started to keep global records in 1856. 1991-1995 was the warmest five year period in recorded history. The temperature is rising because of human activity and it has risen one degree this century. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts the temperature will rise another 2-6 degrees Fahrenheit over the next century. In many areas of the West, Midwest, Northeast and Northern U.S. the temperatures are already three degrees warmer. In the future we may see deadly heat waves such as the heat wave in Chicago that occurred in 1995 and killed so many people the morgue couldn't handle all the bodies.

Jonathan Boots

Source: Global Climate Change, Sierra Magazine, 1997.

Our Planet is Heating Up Our Planet is Heating Up

 

Our Planet is Heating Up

- Jonathan Boots

The Bering Sea is Ill

- Tatiana Sergie

Get Ready For Some Wild Weather

- Rose Lynn Fitka

More Extreme Weather Expected in The Future

- Cheryl Hunter

Severe El Niño Prediction Dismays Alaska Fisherman

- Jackie Paul George

Disease is on the Rise

- Willie Paul Fitka

Animal Habitat Continues to Vanish

- Charlotte Alstrom

 

Fishy Research Student Whoppers Parent Whoppers Elder Whoppers
Staff Whoppers Adventures Under the Sea Global Warming The Crystal Ball--Imagining how it will be

 

Christmastime Tales
Stories real and imaginary about Christmas, Slavik, and the New Year
Winter, 1996
Christmastime Tales II
Stories about Christmas, Slavik, and the New Year
Winter, 1998
Christmastime Tales III
Stories about Christmas, Slavik, and the New Year
Winter, 2000
Summer Time Tails 1992 Summertime Tails II 1993 Summertime Tails III
Summertime Tails IV Fall, 1995 Summertime Tails V Fall, 1996 Summertime Tails VI Fall, 1997
Summertime Tails VII Fall, 1999 Signs of the Times November 1996 Creative Stories From Creative Imaginations
Mustang Mind Manglers - Stories of the Far Out, the Frightening and the Fantastic 1993 Yupik Gourmet - A Book of Recipes  
M&M Monthly    
Happy Moose Hunting! September Edition 1997 Happy Easter! March/April 1998 Merry Christmas December Edition 1997
Happy Valentine’s Day! February Edition 1998 Happy Easter! March/April Edition 2000 Happy Thanksgiving Nov. Edition, 1997
Happy Halloween October 1997 Edition Edible and Useful Plants of Scammon Bay Edible Plants of Hooper Bay 1981
The Flowers of Scammon Bay Alaska Poems of Hooper Bay Scammon Bay (Upward Bound Students)
Family Trees and the Buzzy Lord It takes a Village - A guide for parents May 1997 People in Our Community
Buildings and Personalities of Marshall Marshall Village PROFILE Qigeckalleq Pellullermeng ‘A Glimpse of the Past’
Raven’s Stories Spring 1995 Bird Stories from Scammon Bay The Sea Around Us
Ellamyua - The Great Weather - Stories about the Weather Spring 1996 Moose Fire - Stories and Poems about Moose November, 1998 Bears Bees and Bald Eagles Winter 1992-1993
Fish Fire and Water - Stories about fish, global warming and the future November, 1997 Wolf Fire - Stories and Poems about Wolves Bear Fire - Stories and Poems about Bears Spring, 1992

 

 
 

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