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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.

 

 

 

 

Max's Message from the Best
Little
School on the Yukon

 

Whenever we think of the month of November we think of Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving means different things to different people. For adults we think of big dinners, big family gatherings, and other social events. Students think of the above plus no school on the last Thursday and Friday of the month.

This is my favorite time of the year. This is the time we look back over the past year and reflect on the things we have to be thankful for.

I'm thankful for many things. First for my family-- my wife and seven children (six girls and one boy) and seven grandchildren (six boys and one girl) who are scattered over the three states of Arizona, Idaho, and Utah. Miles make them far away but memories keep them close.

I'm thankful for the health I enjoy along with my family's.

I'm thankful for my extended family. By that I mean the village of Marshall. I appreciate your acceptance of me as school principal and being a member of your community. I enjoy visiting your homes and the school events that we share together.

I'm thankful for the staff we have at our school. We have one of the best faculties that I have ever had the opportunity to work with. It is a staff that truly cares and is concerned with the success of each one the students in their class. It is a staff that works as a team in helping students not only in their education but, along with you, in preparing them for their later life.

I'm thankful for the "team" effort of the school and community. As we have heard so many times, it takes an entire village to raise a child.

I'm thankful for the support everyone has given the school. I know you will continue giving this support in educating your children and securing our future. This is a unique village, and for this I'm thankful.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Max
Max's Message

 

 

Editorial Page

Native Sovereignty

Charlotte Alstrom

Say No to Drugs and Alcohol

Tassie Fitka

 

Max's Message from the Best
Little School on the Yukon

 

Feature News

A Bad Year For Eeling

Jonathan Boots

Floss Your Teeth

Tatiana Sergie

Armory Nearly Finished

Maurice Turet

Brush Your Teeth!

Rose Lynn Fitka

The AFN Convention

Mary June Tinker

What's Happenin' at School?

Annie's Kindergarten

Annie Hunter

Barb's 1st and 2nd Grades

Written by the 2nd grade students.

Happy Thanksgiving from Room #103

Janice Olsen

Tom's Class

Tom Andrew

Richard's Classes

Richard Olsen

Frank's Classes

Frank Keim

Guy's Classes

Guy Sandlin

Special Olympics in Marshall

A New Volleyball Season For Alvin

Tassie Fitka

Fish Flash

Jonathan Boots

Signs of Global Warming

Joe Fitka

 

 

November 1997 Calendar

 

Elders Page

 

Taking the Wrong Trail

Alexander Isaac

 

Dedications

 

Dear Tat

 

Mystery People

 

Did You Know That…

 

Fun Page

 

Look To The Stars
Your Personal Horoscope

 

??Guess Who!!

 

Special Feature from the Tundra Drums
in memory of Veterans Day

Vietnam vet recalls the 'crazy wars'

Frank Keim

Message Page (in pdf)

 

End Notes
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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