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Cultural appropriation and education: making the right decisions

...that have been making some news of their own. Unfortunately, these texts are similar to other ones we find in educational systems, and we should spend some time with the following term: cultural appropriation.A good definition for cultural...
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections to vote for Republican Cathy Munoz for Alaska State House.Cathy has devoted much of her time to Alaska's educational system. Cathy has an eight year-old son, Matthew, that is currently enrolled in the Juneau School District. In addition...
UAS' One Campus, One Book featured author to lead Evening at Egan

...without the influence and input of others. And I think we need to embrace that more culturally, and within our educational system."Featured author Rodger, who arrived in Juneau Wednesday, has been teaching at UC Davis since 2002, and has...
More than words

...her article "Cultural Differences of Teaching and Learning: A Native American Perspective of Participating in Educational Systems and Organizations," published in the American Indian Quarterly in Spring 2003, that there is a lack of data...
Letter: Sustaining Earth and its ecosystems

...condemning us to the ideological verities of this narrowing Western Culture perspective. This also reinforces an educational system that condones a maturation-style that crystallizes the innate intolerance of an adolescent bigotry creating an...
Continuing the discussion on education in Alaska

...from in offering its unique contributions to the educational system here in Alaska.As I understand SJR 9, it is not...contribute to a stronger and more focused public educational system. It should also support innovative and effective...
Empire Editorial: Embrace the outdoors in local education

...statewide and national organizations doing their part to keep the intrigue and importance of nature alive in our educational system.We are lucky in Alaska. Our connection to the land, the oceans, the plants and animals is strong - for many it's...
No public benefit if state funds private schools

...costly oversight. I have no quarrel with the bishop's assertion that Catholic education can contribute to the educational system, but it is bad public policy to pay for it with public funds. My family paid for my Catholic education and would...
Mallott: Being governor 'isn't about me'

...from in order to inform our educational system and make it uniquely Alaska, while still creating the best educational system in the world in terms of competition...transportation systems to our educational systems to our universities. There is...
Richard Dauenhauer wins Bullock prize for excellence

...recognized with the Before Columbus Foundation's American Book Award. They have been instrumental in preparing educational systems for the continuation of Native languages, including the Alaska Native Language program at UAS. For example...


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