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By Angayuqaq Oscar Kawagley

ISBN-10: 0881338591

ISBN-13: 9780881338591

Oscar Kawagley is a guy of 2 worlds, strolling the occasionally bewildering line among conventional Yupiaq tradition and the Westernized Yupiaq lifetime of at the present time. during this research, Kawagley follows either stories of his Yupiaq grandmother, who raised him with the tales of the endure girl and respectful wisdom of the reciprocity of nature, and his personal schooling in technological know-how because it is taught in Western faculties. Kawagley is a guy who hears the elders’ voices in Alaska and understands find out how to search for the elements and to take advantage of the land and its creatures with the main smooth care. In a decision to unite the 2 elements of his personal and glossy Yupiaq background, Kawagley proposes a manner of training that comes with all methods of figuring out to be had in Yupiaq and Western technological know-how. He has traveled a protracted trip, however it ends the place it all started, in a fishing camp in southwestern Alaska, a house for his center and spirit. the second one variation examines adjustments that experience impacted the Yupiaq and different Alaska local groups during the last ten years, together with implementation of cultural criteria in indigenous schooling and the emergence of a holistic procedure within the sciences.

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