Community Forum: The future of Alaska Native education

2009-04-10 by

The UAA/APU Books of the Year program hosted this community forum on the future of Alaska Native education.

Panelists included Paul Ongtooguk, UAA College of Education; Linda Leal, Bartlett High School teacher and Mt. Edgecombe High School graduate; and Martha Gould-Lehe, Alaska Native Cultural Charter School. Libby Roderick was the moderator.

Panelists addressed the current K-12 system, challenges to providing culturally complete and relevant education for Alaska Native youth, and new models for effective Alaska Native education.

This podcast was recorded on April 9, 2009.



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Debate and discussion: Should the state devote resources to sustain rural Alaska villages?

2009-03-17 by News, Sports, and Art

Join UAA’s internationally award-winning Seawolf Debate Team and a panel of faculty respondents for a debate and public discussion on “Should the State of Alaska devote resources to sustain rural Alaska villages?” Panelists include Scott Goldsmith of the Institute of Social and Economic Research, Paul Ongtooguk of the College of Education and Aleut leader Larry Merculieff.

This podcast was recorded on 02.19.2009.



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Community Forum: Overcoming the effects of colonialism

2009-03-12 by

UAA/APU Books of the Year hosted this community forum on Overcoming the effects of colonialism.

Panelists included Dallee Sambo Dorough, UAA Political Science Department and member of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference Advisory Committee on Indigenous Peoples Rights; James Labelle, UAA Alaska Native Studies Department and research associate, National Resource Center for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Elders; and Dr. Jeane Breinig, UAA English Department.

The panelists discussed the most significant effects of colonialism that contemporary Alaska Natives are working to overcome and the most promising responses and solutions to those challenges.

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009.



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Community Forum: The future of Alaska Native Corporations

2009-03-12 by

UAA/APU Books of the Year hosted this community forum on the future of Alaska Native corporations on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009.

Three speakers addressed resource development, balancing shareholder needs and the challenges and opportunities facing Alaska Native corporations. Panelists were Margie Brown, president and CEO of Cook Inlet Region Inc., Dr. Gordon Puller, director of the UAF Department of Native and Rural Development, and Paul Ongtooguk, assistant professor in the College of Education.



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Community Forum: The Future of Subsistence (part 2 of 2)

2009-03-11 by

Join the UAA/APU Books of the Year program for a community forum on the future of subsistence. Larry Merculieff of Seven Generations Consulting, Anna Phillips Davidson of the Alaska Conservation Foundation, and Tim Andrew of the Association of Village Council Presidents will discuss the challenges of applying traditional ways of knowing in subsistence management, and the legal frameworks evolving to accommodate subsistence activities.

This podcast was recorded on March 4, 2009.



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