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Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

...Since the discovery of the books, a series of meetings has taken place. Miller accepted Cross-Cultural Specialist Paul Berg's assessment of the books, dated Sept. 3, as a formal written complaint at the Native Education Advisory Council...
Questioned books came as a surprise

...elementary language arts curriculum, the Juneau School District confirmed their committee never saw the books in question.Paul Berg, a Goldbelt Heritage Foundation cross-cultural specialist, assessed "Visit" and three other texts red-flagged...
Camp immerses youths in traditional culture

...a historical narrative - a tremendous adventure that took place hundreds of years ago," said GHF curriculum writer Paul Berg. "Examining the narrative involves the mathematics of nautical vessels, particularly the Tlingit canoe, geology and...
Emotions high over school curriculum

...and does not do justice to the traumatic experiences of Native Americans and Alaska Natives sent to boarding schools.Paul Berg, a Goldbelt Heritage Foundation cross-cultural specialist, assessed "Visit" and three other texts: "Our Teacher...
My Turn: Misappropriating a people's history

...of living, as well as the long-term effect passed on through the generations.JSD asked cross-cultural specialist Paul Berg to examine the four books in question. His career as an educator dates back to 1971 when he taught on the Pine Ridge...
Cultural appropriation and education: making the right decisions

...7 Mar. 2014: Paul Berg's of Reading Wonders Texts:
Parnell to veterans: 'We remember you'

...he said after those standing received a round of applause. "We're here to remember, and we're here to honor."Paul Berg, a 67-year-old Juneau educator and a former U.S. Naval Intelligence targeting officer during the Vietnam War...
Tlingit pedagogy creates multiple opportunities for local students

...Dionne Cadiente-Laiti, Aurora Coronell, Victoria Johnson, Edward Hotch, Marsha Hotch, Deena LaRue, Elissa Borges, Paul Berg and others thank the GHF Board for their support of the Path to Excellence program. We additionally would like to extend...
Language revitalization: a total shift in values

...Elevating Alaska Native languages will not create division, but will create unity because schools will stop being, as Paul Berg says, killing machines. In Alaska education, an Alaska Native learns quickly that they are not the ideal student...
For no better reason

Paul Berg, in his letter to the editor of Sept. 8 (Crossing to Fran) begins with: "As a lifelong Republican..." Related Letter...


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