The importance of the positive and beneficial impact of Tribal Education – The Delta Discovery, Inc.
by Willie Kasayulie The Yupiaq had a system of education that took into account the universe of the human being, including respect for all renewable and non-renewable resources the Ellam Yua (Creator) created. The building used for educational, spiritual and traditional cultural events was the qasgiq (Traditional Men’s House). Everything was passed down orally and teaching of subsistence tools and methods was by observation and hands on. The Elders and Uncles took the role of a teacher to the younger generation. Although this method of traditional education has been diminished substantially due to many factors, it still is practiced in […] Read More →