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The native people of Alaska

historic photos from various collections, Anchorage Museum of History and Art

by Steve Langdon

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Greatland Graphics in Anchorage, Alaska .
Written in English

  • Alaska.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Alaska.,
    • Eskimos -- Alaska.,
    • Aleuts.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 80.

      StatementSteve J. Langdon.
      LC ClassificationsE78.A3 L36 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2129685M
      ISBN 100936425032
      LC Control Number88192676

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This is about the brief culture and history of the Alaska's indigenous people, (they are the Aleut/Unangan, Eskimos, the Athabaskans Indians and the Tlingit/Haida Indians). These are the indigenous people that still lives in Alaska with a different culture/language among them plus a map of the area they live by: The Native People of Alaska: Traditional Living in a Northern Land by Steve J.

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Langdon (Author)/5(9). Book Overview This comprehensive, easy-to-read, introductory guide to Alaska's first inhabitants focuses on their lifestyles, traditions and culture at the time of first contact with Europeans. Supplemented with 8 maps and 60 historic and contemporary images, it also explores the rapid changes and challenges facing Alaska Natives today.

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Additional lives are described : Freya Anderson. The Alaska Native Reader describes indigenous worldviews, languages, arts, and other cultural traditions as well as contemporary efforts to preserve them. Several pieces examine Alaska Natives’ experiences of and resistance to Russian and American colonialism; some of these address land claims, self-determination, and sovereignty.

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A study by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development documented overAlaska Native people in Alaska. In brief, through evidence of the samples from New Igloo, the information in William's writing, and the sponsorship of the Arctic Native Brotherhood, the Alaska Federation of Natives and the Alaska Legislature provided funds to initiate a project to record the places described in William's manuscript and other places Eskimo people subsequently.

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The Native People of Alaska by Steve J. Langdon is only pages yet has a lot of detail for those of us who wish to get as much knowledge about Native life and history before the Europeans came. The first chapter is an introduction followed by six chapters that each deal with a region of Alaska/5(3).

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Focus is on their life-styles, traditions and cultures. The Celebration of Alaska Native Literature was the first to recognize those who have made an impact in our lives as indigenous peoples through their work in indigenous literature.

We hope this was the first of many celebrations of recognizing our people in the area of literature as we choose to define literature, with an indigenous. Elizabeth Peratrovich (–), an Alaska Native of Tlingit heritage who fought for passage of non-discrimination laws for Natives and is honored with "Elizabeth Peratrovich Day." Tex Rickard (–), like Wyatt Earp, also a major figure in the Nome Gold Rush c.

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Rapid changes in communications, transportation, and other services to remote villages have dramatically changed Native life. The writings and oral histories of many Alaska Native people confirm that a discernible and distinctive world view revolving around values related to family, community, spirituality and the environment is not only central to the lives of many of Alaska's indigenous people, but is often in marked contrast with Western beliefs and practices.

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Alaska was one of the last places in North America to be mapped and explored. As Raban well knows, the journey to Alaska can still be transformational. • Read more top 10 books, as chosen by authors.

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What is now the Bering Sea, separating Siberia from Alaska, was a wide and ice-free plain across which ancestral American Indians moved to North America, and then down the Pacific coast to the areas south of the ice sheets. This is a reasonably wide ranging introduction to the native people of Alaska.

We start with a brief survey of the landscape of Alaska. Each of the six main groups of native Alaskans is identified, and placed in their traditional Alaskan homelands. There is a very brief description of prehistory and different language groups/5(6).

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The following pages will also give you information on the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), definitions, cultural activities, books, educational opportunities and resources. Out in the wilds of the northern U.S.

state of Alaska, the native tribes of the region such as the Inuit and Yup’ik have long had their own tales of little people living out. Legends and Folklore of the Northern Lights The aurora borealis has intrigued people from ancient times, and still does today.

The Eskimos and Indians of North America have many stories to explain these northern lights. One story is reported by the explorer Ernest W. Hawkes in his book, The Labrador Eskimo. The evidence of Native Alaskans is everywhere in Ketchikan, from a colorfully painted city bus to Chief Johnson’s Totem Pole at the center of town.

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