Angayuqaq Oscar Kawagley's A Yupiaq Worldview: A Pathway to Ecology and Spirit PDF

By Angayuqaq Oscar Kawagley

ISBN-10: 0881338591

ISBN-13: 9780881338591

Oscar Kawagley is a guy of 2 worlds, strolling the occasionally bewildering line among conventional Yupiaq tradition and the Westernized Yupiaq lifetime of this present day. during this examine, Kawagley follows either stories of his Yupiaq grandmother, who raised him with the tales of the endure lady and respectful wisdom of the reciprocity of nature, and his personal schooling in technological know-how because it is taught in Western faculties. Kawagley is a guy who hears the elders’ voices in Alaska and is familiar with how one can search for the elements and to exploit the land and its creatures with the main smooth care. In a decision to unite the 2 components of his personal and sleek Yupiaq historical past, Kawagley proposes a manner of educating that comes with all methods of figuring out on hand in Yupiaq and Western technology. He has traveled a protracted trip, however it ends the place it all started, in a fishing camp in southwestern Alaska, a house for his middle and spirit. the second one variation examines adjustments that experience impacted the Yupiaq and different Alaska local groups over the past ten years, together with implementation of cultural criteria in indigenous schooling and the emergence of a holistic method within the sciences.

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