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Vatican Team traces history of Yup'ik mask

...last week trying to trace the origins of several traditional Yup'ik masks they received nearly a century ago. Museum experts...Missionaries were among the first Europeans to live among the Yup'ik people, and not without a troubled history. The team says...
UAA student works on Yup'ik spellchecker

...Anchorage has created software that can spellcheck the Yup'ik language. Yup'ik language experts are excited about the possibilities...Steven Evon Wassilie Somerville presented a model for Yup'ik spellchecking software. For someone who hasn't...
Photo: Celebrating Yup'ik traditions

...artist Ossie Kairaiuak of Chefornak leads a Yup'ik song and dance, "Seal Hunt," on Saturday during the Yup'ik Traditions Family Festival at the Alaska State Museum. In conjunction with the Yup'ik science exhibit, the festival included...
Yup'ik voters and Bethel reach deal on interpreters of Bethel will provide better trained Yup'ik translators at voting polls and translations...groups, which brought a lawsuit on behalf of Yup'ik speakers, had contended that translators...always been providing assistance to the Yup'ik voters here, but we hope that the...
Yup'ik speaking voters still troubled at the polls

ANCHORAGE - Concerns about Alaska's Yup'ik voters ability to translate U.S. District Court. Lawyers for Yup'ik speaking voters insist the state had...state used the word "takukaq." But in one Yup'ik dialect, it means "brown bear" and...
Judge orders Alaska to help Yup'ik voters requiring elections officials to provide Yup'ik-speaking voters in the Bethel area with...poll workers who are bilingual in English and Yup'ik. Sample ballots will have to be written in Yup'ik. A glossary of election terms also written...
Officials eye eroding village as relocation model

...entire communities.Newtok is the only one of Alaska's multiple imperiled communities that has begun a physical move. The Yup'ik Eskimo community of about 380 shepherded various multiagency projects including construction of several homes and the beginning...
Evening at Egan series kicks off Oct. 2

...alternate reality, in which three white students are wards of the Paimiut Boarding School in the Inuit province of Alaska. A tyrant Yup'ik Elder runs the school, and the goal is assimilation of the whites into Native culture. Oct. 16: "A Wolf Called Romeo...
Man accused of fatally shooting father's fiance

...say.Coffee was taken to Bethel, where he is being held.He is represented by the Alaska Public Defender Agency, whose attorneys did not immediately return a call for comment Tuesday.Marshall is a Yup'ik Eskimo community of about 450.
Restored film about Yup'ik dancing continues statewide tour

...tradition and importance of music and dancing in Yup'ik culture.Dr. Ann Fienup-Riordan,, "Nothing that has been written about Yup'ik dancing comes close to the power of the Yup'ik commentary contained in 'The Drums of Winter...


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