Native Alaskan Cultures in Perspective


Author Gagne, Tammy
Binding Library Bound
Copyright 2015
Dewey Number 305.8009
Interest Level Middle
Reading Level 6.3
Series World Cultures in Perspective
Series ISBN 9781612285696
Pages 64
Subject Alaska, Alaska Natives

Native Alaskan Cultures in Perspective

Native Alaskan Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of Alaska with an emphasis on current cultures. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Alaskan region s current cultures. The book is written in a lively and interesting style and discusses a variety of Alaskan peoples including the Yupik (Eskimo), Aleut, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, Athabaskan, and Tsimsian. The book contains the Alaskan region s languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

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