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Steps toward understanding rapid culture change in native rural Alaska

Nancy Yaw Davis

Steps toward understanding rapid culture change in native rural Alaska

by Nancy Yaw Davis

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Published by The Commission in Anchorage .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Social conditions.,
    • Eskimos -- Alaska -- Social conditions.,
    • Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Economic conditions.,
    • Eskimos -- Alaska -- Economic conditions.,
    • Acculturation.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 78-83.

      Statementby Nancy Yaw Davis for Joint Federal-State Land Use Planning Commission for Alaska.
      SeriesA Commission study - Federal-State Land Use Planning Commission for Alaska ; 16
      ContributionsJoint Federal-State Land Use Planning Commission for Alaska.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.A3 D25
      The Physical Object
      Paginationi, 83 p. :
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4377469M
      LC Control Number78621217

      Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) public health surveillance data availability and data quality. Facing multiple historical, social, economic and health challenges, the AI/AN population remains a small and often hard to reach population, creating difficulty in accurately including AI/AN data in local, state and national health status Size: 4MB. Alaska Native Foundation, - History - pages 0 Reviews Textbook for upper secondary level giving a history of Alaska and the native land claims settlement.

      Profiles of Our Graduates 'Wáahlaal Gidáak - Barbara Blake, B.A. RD , M.A. RD My ideology is that the real leaders and change makers in Rural Development are in the villages, and it is up to them to make the decisions that best suit their communities. Department of Alaska Native Studies & Rural Development. Phone: Indians and Alaska Natives distrust research that has been conducted “on” rather than “in” or “with” their Native community. [13] Steps to Conduct Research and Evaluation in Native Communities 1 – Establish Relationships Evaluators typically approach, or are perceived as approaching, Native communities as “experts”File Size: KB.

      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. Anthony Mallott is CEO of Sealaska, a Juneau-based Alaska Native corporation owned by 22, Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian shareholders. In addition to leading Sealaska, he serves on the Rasmuson Foundation board and The Alaska Community Foundation investment committee. He recently spoke with Philanthropy Northwest CEO Jeff Clarke about his work, as part of our .


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To increase understanding of culture change in rural Alaska as it specifically pertains to selected policy-related issues outlined by the Federal-State Land Use Planning Commission staff, four general areas are addressed: traditional subsistence use and effects of changing access and availability of those activities, apparent long-range effects of cash and jobs on village life.

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