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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.





Look To The Stars
Your Personal Horoscope

Virgo~The Virgin 8/23-9/22
Characteristics: careful, efficient, modest, orderly, practical, tidy.
Outlook: You will have great luck catching turkeys this month.

Libra~ The Scales 9/23-10/22
Characteristics: companionable, diplomatic, friendly, intelligent, pleasant, thoughtful.
Outlook: Be thankful that Halloween is over, it was too scary.

Scorpio~ The Scorpion 10/23-11/21
Characteristics: aggressive, intense moody, passionate, secretive, quick tempered.
Outlook: If you make a pumpkin pie for turkey day, you'll have more to eat.

Sagittarius~ The Archer 11/22-12/21
Characteristics: cheerful, enthusiastic, generous, outgoing, relaxed, warm.
Outlook: Don't be alarmed if you start growing feathers, you're hitting your adult stage.

Capricorn~ The Goat 12/22-1/19
Characteristics: ambitious, cautious, dignified, patient, persistent, practical.
Outlook: Be happy that Christmas is almost here, you need a break.

Aquarius~ The Water Bearer 1/20 - 2/18
Characteristics: curious, independent, modern, open-minded, outgoing serious.
Outlook: Go out and catch a wild turkey and you will become a true warrior to all mankind.

Pisces~The Fishes 2/19-3/20
Characteristics: emotional, imaginative, intelligent, sensitive, vague.
Outlook: Give small children lots of turkey so they can grow more.

Aries~ The Ram 3/21-4/19
Characteristics: bold, courageous, determined, energetic, hot tempered, impatient.
Outlook: You will gain about forty pounds eating this holiday season. Don't try to lose it, you look great.

Taurus~ The Bull 4/20-5/20
Characteristics: affectionate, conservative, loyal, sensible, possessive, stubborn.
Outlook: Do something you've never done before on your vacation.

Gemini~ The Twins 5/21-6/20
Characteristics: curious, lively, moody, restless, talkative, witty.
Outlook: Dress like pilgrims and grow your own corn.

Cancer~ The Crab 6/21 - 7/22
Characteristics: Artistic, emotional, home-loving, instinctive, patriotic, shy.
Outlook: Nobody wants to feed you, you'll probably have to eat worms.

Leo~ The Lion 7/23 - 8/22
Characteristics: cheerful, colorful, kind, generous, powerful, proud.
Outlook: You're so cheeful, you're so powerful, you're so generous... so why don't you act that way?

*Horoscopes were not researched using professional source *



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




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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