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Communication and Language | Classrooms | Native Alaskan Languages | Braille and Visual Impairment | Deafness and Sign Language | Child Development | Professional Development | Educational Materials | Rural Education

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NeverAlone
Never alone [game] = Kisima Ingitchuna.
Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna): “Play as both Nuna and Fox. Switch between the two companions at any time with one button press, or play side by side in local co-op mode, as you rely on the unique skills of each character to succeed in your quest. Brave the harsh world of the Arctic. Only with the aid of Helping Spirits will Nuna and Fox have any chance of survival in a land where survival is impossible. Unlock fascinating video insights. Elders, storytellers, and other members of the Alaska Native community share stories and wisdom about their culture, values and the amazing Arctic world encountered by players in over 30 minutes of interviews. Hear the story of Girl and Fox as told by a master Iänupiat storyteller in the spoken Iänupiaq language — a first for a commercial video game.”–amazon.com. Game is installed on a laptop so that it may be tested by students.
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JOURNAL
2010-2015
National Museum of the American Indian : celebrating native traditions & communities. National Museum of the American Indian, [2000].
Description: Journal has articles and pictures, with information about exhibitions and events at the museum. Library holds issues for 2010-2015.

Communication and Language

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Culturally
Culturally responsive parental involvement : concrete understandings and basic strategies / A. Lin Goodwin ; Sabrina Hope King. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, c2002.
Description: This booklet explains that strong parental involvement in a child’s education and school environment is essential to the success of the child and the school. It explores culturally biased beliefs many educators frequently have toward their students and their students’ families, examining a variety of ways in which educators and parents can work together to benefit students. The booklet describes key assumptions of culturally responsive parental involvement (e.g., diverse cultural backgrounds of families demand new strategies to encourage parental involvement, parents want to be involved in their children’s education, and partnerships are key to successful reform). Next, it examines common misconceptions (e.g., parents who do not visit schools do not care about their children’s education, good parental involvement looks a certain way, and all parents respond to the same strategies). Finally, it presents concrete steps for initiating culturally responsive parental involvement (e.g., inventory parents’ concerns, perspectives, and ideas; plan a series of parent-teacher seminars or parent-teacher team building activities based on surveys of parent interests and needs; assign a family liaison; and develop a school cultural resources binder). (SM)
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Scollo
Interethnic communication. Ron Scollon, Suzanne B.K. Scollon. Published by: Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska, 1980.
Description: “The most important aspect of interethnic communication is that it is inter- ethnic. That is, for the users of this material to understand fully the issues raised here, they must be in communication with members of different ethnic groups, and not just in communication but in communication about communication. In our recommendations at the end, we suggest ways in which users can make further steps toward improving interethnic communication. We hope this material will help users learn about problems of interethnic communication. This could be useful in workshops and inservice training sessions, especially where communication between ethnic groups is encouraged. We want to caution, however, that understanding these issues is difficult and comes slowly.”– introduction.
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Vaudri
Native/non-native communication : creating a two-way flow. / Bill Vaudrin. (No publishing information available.)
Description: “Rule number one in any communication model has got to be: consider the composition of your audience–particularly their various levels of education and understanding, ethnic and language backgrounds, interests, and expectations.”– p. [3]/
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Pearmai
Once upon a time– storytelling to teach character and prevent bullying / Elisa Davy Pearmain. Character Development Group, Inc., c2006.
Description: This book features 99 multi-national and multi-cultural folk tales with familiar character and bullying prevention themes but encapsuled in wonderfully diverse stories. The author, a professional storyteller, provides actual stories plus chapters on how to tell a story, not just read it; activities for students; and bulliten board ideas. She also provides hints and tips for teaching kids the art of storytelling which encourages communication skills and classroom unity.

Classrooms

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Alaska
Alaska cultural standards and guidelines. V. 2.0. Published by: Alaska Native Knowledge Network, 2004.
Contents: Guidelines for preparing culturally responsive teachers for Alaska’s schools. — Guidelines for nurturing culturally healthy youth. — Alaska standards for culturally responsive schools. — Guidelines for respecting cultural knowledge. — Alaska standards content and performance standards for Alaska students. — Guidelines for strengthening indigenous languages. — Guidelines for culturally responsive schools. — Guidelines for cross-cultural orientation programs.
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Alaska
Alaska Native cultural awareness workshop / Alaska Native Heritage Center ; ECHO. Published by: The Center, 2009.
Contents: Agenda — ANHC cultural symbols — Historic overview of Alaska Natives and the land — Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) — Subsistence, ANILCA, Title VIII — Governmental structure — Alaska Native values — Cultural profiles — Tribal protocols — Cross cultural communication — Sources for Alaska Native groups — Suggested reading material on Alaska Native Cultures.
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DermanSp
Anti-bias education for young children and ourselves / Louise Derman-Sparks and Julie Olsen Edwards. National Association for the Education of Young Children, c2010.
Description: Provides practical guidance to confront and eliminate barriers of prejudice, misinformation and bias about specific aspects of personal and social identity thus helping staff and children respect each other, themselves and all people.
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Siccon
Celebrating diversity : building self-esteem in today’s multicultural classrooms / Frank Siccone. Published by: Allyn and Bacon, c1995.
Description: A resource designed to help teachers build self-esteem and appreciate cultural diversity. Includes 75 classroom activities for students in K-8th grades, with objectives and instructions for each activity, plus many reproducible worksheets. Activities emphasize cultural identity, working cooperatively.
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Dauenh
Conflicting visions in Alaskan education / Richard L. Dauenhauer. 3rd ed. Published by: Tlingit Readers, Inc., 2000.
Description: On the secular front, resistance to the meaningful (non-trivialized) inclusion of Alaska Native language, literature, and culture in the school curriculum remains strong in many districts. Ongoing patterns of discrimination and exclusion in one large district in Southeast Alaska recently prompted the U.S. Office for Civil Rights to take action. –From the Preface
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Cooper
Cooperative learning and strategies for inclusion : celebrating diversity in the classroom / edited by JoAnne W. Putnam. Published by: Paul H. Brookes, c1993.
Description: … supplies educators, classroom support personnel, and administrators with numerous tools for creating positive, inclusive classroom environments for students from preschool through high school. Reviewing the basics of cooperative learning, the authors explain how to adapt curricula and implement such techniques as multilevel instruction, the Learning Strategies approach, and the use of computer technology. They also offer practical examples of various conceptual and structural strategies that improve the learning, social skills, and self-esteem of children with a range of abilities and cultural backgrounds.
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Creati
Creating culturally responsive schools : study guide : 2006. Published by: Alaska Staff Development Network, 2006.
Contents: Part 1. Alaska native ways of knowing — Part 2. The cultural standards — Part 3. Becoming more culturally responsive : a project.
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Cultura
Culturally responsive schools [videorecording (DVD)] / project director, Robert E. Blum ; co-principal investigators, James W. Kushman, Raymond Barhnardt ; executive producer, Kelly Tonsmiere ; produced by Alaska Staff Development Network. Published by: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, 1998.
Description: Examines Alaska’s Native cultures in relation to education and schools.
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Kleinf
Inventive teaching : the heart of the small school / Judith S. Kleinfeld. Published by: Center for Cross-Cultural Studies, University of Alaska Fairbanks, c1992.
Description: “Small rural schools not only can work–they are working in a time of deep criticism of our public schools, failed reform efforts, and frequent calls for major restructuring, the small schools of Alaska and their inventive staff have not only persevered but thrived, using their imaginations to tailor educational programs to the needs of the students. Teaching in small schools is a rare opportunity to make a real difference in pupil’s lives and to have fun doing it.”–p. [4] of cover.

Native Alaskan Languages

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Thomps
Athapaskan languages and the schools : a handbook for teachers / Chad Thompson. Published by: Alaska Dept. of Education, Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program, 1984.
Description: Handbook designed to assist school districts in providing effective educational services to students from the group of Athabaskan languages. Includes an overview of Athabaskan languages, linguistic characteristics of Athabaskan and English, recommended instructional strategies for language in the classroom, and Athabaskan sound systems.
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Attla
Bakk’aatugh ts’uhuniy = Stories we live by : traditional Koyukon Athabaskan stories / told by Catherine Attla ; introduction by Chad Thompson with Eliza Jones ; transcribed by Eliza Jones ; translated by Eliza Jones and Chad Thompson ; illustrated by Cindy Davis. Yukon Koyukuk School District and Alaska Native Language Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Alaska Fairbanks, c1989.
Description: Traditional Koyukon Athabaskan stories are grouped into five categories: power and compassion, power, love and jealousy, death, and war. A teacher’s guide is also available.
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Jacobs
Central Yup’ik and the schools : a handbook for teachers / Stephen A. Jacobson. Published by: Alaska Dept. of Education, Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program, 1984.
Description: The guide is intended for classroom teachers and school district personnel to use in planning and implementing bilingual education and native language instruction for Yup’ik populations in Alaska. Focus here is on the linguistic and sociocultural characteristics of the Central Yup’ik dialect and its speakers, especially as they relate to the school setting. Chapters address these topics: the study of language in general; an overview of the Eskimo and Aleut languages and the place of Yup’ik and other dialects in it; literacy and education in Central Yup’ik (development of Yup’ik writing, modern written Yup’ik, and bilingual education); Yup’ik compared with English, and implications for the teacher (differences in sounds, importance of pronunciation, grammar differences, Yup’ik grammar and local English, the teacher and Yup’ik-influenced English, discourse and non-verbal communication, borrowing words from one language to another, the Yup’ik numeral systems); and a brief note on Yup’ik Eskimo culture. Appended materials include a Yup’ik alphabet chart, bibliography, a list of further information sources, a list of districts serving Yup’ik-speaking students, and data on bilingual enrollments in Alaska. (MSE)
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Kaplan
Inupiaq and the schools : a handbook for teachers / Lawrence D. Kaplan. Published by: Alaska Dept. of Education, Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program, 1984.
Description: This is one of a series of handbooks designed to assist classroom teachers, bilingual-bicultural education and special education program staff, counselors, and school administrators in instructional services for students from native Alaskan language groups. The unique sociocultural and linguistic characteristics of Inupiaq speakers as they relate to the school setting are addressed in this volume. Educational resources such as recommended readings; a listing of school districts enrolling students from this group; and sources of information, materials, and instructional assistance are provided. An introductory section discusses the study of language in general, the Eskimo-Aleut language family, and the historical factors and current linguistic situation of Inupiaq. Subsequent sections look at Inupiaq sounds and grammar and their influence on English and Inupiaq in the classroom (traditional forms of education, and notes of Inupiaq culture). Further information on Inupiaq phonology, additional resources, and enrollment data are appended. (MSE)
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Inupia
Inupiallu tannillu uqalunisa ilanich = Abridged Inupiaq and English dictionary / by Edna Ahgeak MacLean. Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska ; Inupiat Language Commission, c1981.
Description: Iñupiaq and English Dictionary, including introductory explanations, dictionary format, Iñupiaq stems to English, Iñupiaq Postbases to English, and English to Iñupiaq stems.
Available online here: http://www.uaf.edu/anla/item.xml?id=IN(N)971M1981
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Miller
Yup’ik (central Eskimo) language guide (and more!) : a useful introduction to the Central Eskimo (Yup’ik) language / Terryl Miller. Published by: World Friendship Pub., 2006.
Description: This book provides the reader with a simple method to gain insight and knowledge to the Yup’ik (Central Eskimo) language. One can immediately apply the words and phrases to practical use in an easy, understanding manner. In addition, other interesting information is included related to the Yup’ik peoples and culture.
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Inupia
A practical grammar of the St Lawrence Island/Siberian Yupik Eskimo language / Steven A. Jacobson. 2nd ed. Alaska Native Language Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Alaska, 2001.
Description: “This grammar is the result of research by the author from time to time over more than two decades. The book begins with sounds and spelling of Siberian Yupik. Each chapter begins with a vocabulary list consisting mostly of common words and a few unusual words. In each chapter, postbases are introduced, grammatical topics are discussed with examples, and a series of exercises is given.”–publisher’s website.
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Jacobs
Yup’ik dialect atlas and study / Stephen A. Jacobson. Published by Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska, 1984.
Description: “In a series of carefully drawn maps, Steven Jacobson depicts the distribution of word choices by village when a given item has two or more YupÕik equivalents. Patterns and transitions from one dialect to another are revealed in a language area that encompasses all of Southwestern Alaska from Unalakleet to the Alaska Peninsula. Individual distribution maps make up the largest part of this study, but in another section, isogloss maps delineate the divisions between dialects and display the degree to which the four dialects differ from the main dialect of YupÕik. Data were collected from surveys completed by bilingual teachers in more than 60 villages. Includes 209 maps.”–publisher’s website.
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Jacobs
Yup’ik Eskimo dictionary / Stephen A. Jacobson. Published by Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska, 1984.
Description: This dictionary covers the Central Yup’ik Eskimo language spoken in southwestern Alaska. An introductory section provides notes on Yup’ik phonology and orthography, outlines the volume’s format, discusses several special issues in translation and phonology, and describes a number of dialects. The main section of the dictionary lists base words, with subsequent smaller sections devoted to postbases, endings, enclitics, and unverified words from older sources. Appendixes contain notes on inflection of personal pronouns, inflection of the independent relative pronoun, demonstratives, positional bases, lists of roots by type, numerals, calendar, kinship terms, and loan words, and a map. An English-to-Yup’ik index is also included.

Braille and Visual Impairment

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Braill
Braille literacy instruction for students who speak limited English [videorecording (DVD)]. Published by: Exceptional Teaching Aids, c1994.
Description: Looks at the multicultural implications in teaching braille to students; interviews both teachers and students.
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Braill
Communication skills for the visually impaired [videorecording (DVD)] : signature writing ; Braille literacy instruction for students who speak limited English.
Description: First work shows tools and techniques for teaching signature writing. Second work looks at the multicultural implications in teaching braille to students; interviews both teachers and students.

Deafness and Sign Language

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Multic
Multicultural issues in deafness. Published by: Longman, c1993.
Description: A book that addresses the various issues for the deaf.
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Mindess
Reading between the signs : intercultural communication for sign language interpreters / Anna Mindess. 2nd ed. Published by: Intercultural Press, 2006.
Contents: Introduction — The study of culture — Selected topics in intercultural communication — Do Americans really have a culture? — American deaf culture — Multicultural deaf culture — Culture, change, and technology — The impact of cultural differences on interpreting situations — Multicultural interpreting challenges — The interpreter’s role and responsibilities — Techniques for cultural adjustments — Interpreting in a virtual world — Cultural sensitivity shouldn’t end at five o’clock — Afterword / by Thomas K. Holcomb.

Child Development

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Cultur
Cultural perspectives on child development. Published by W.H.Freeman and Co., c1982.
Description: As research on childhood has increased in recent years, so has the realization that the world is interdependent, made up of cultures that may define or disrupt national boundaries. This book brings together original essays by investigators well known for their research on children growing up in these different cultures. Written especially for this volume by experts in psychology, linguistics, anthropology, and education, these essays present the essence of particular programs of research: a look at emotional behavior during infancy; the significance of parental speech patterns in English- and Spanish-speaking families; research on the development of perception= and memory among children; studies of the influence of nutrition on children; inquiries into the universality of Piaget’s theories; articles on formal versus informal schooling; an investigation of moral development.
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Gonzal
Diversity in early care and education : honoring differences / Janet Gonzalez-Mena. 5th Ed. Published by: McGraw-Hill, 2008.
Description: … explores the rich diversity encountered in programs and environments for children ages birth to 8, including those serving children with special needs. The emphasis is on the practical and immediate concerns of the early childhood professional and family service worker, though all information has strong theoretical support.

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Shareef
Practice in building bridges : companion resource to Diversity in early care and education, 5th ed. / Intisar Shareef and Janet Gonzalez-Mena. Published by: National Association for the Education of Young Children, c2008.
Contents: About this book — Introduction to building bridges — Perceiving and responding to differences — Communicating across cultures — Working with diversity issues — A framework for understanding differences — Attachment and separation — Dffering perspectives on learning through play — Socialization, guidance, and discipline.
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School
School readiness and social-emotional development : perspectives on cultural diversity / Barbara Bowman and Evelyn K. Moore, editors. Published by: National Black Child Development Institute, 2006.
Description: Strong social-emotional development underlies all later social, emotional, and academic success. But among the 20-50 percent of children who enter kindergarten not ready to learn, social-emotional development is often where they are least prepared. This collection of seven commissioned papers summarizes an NBCDI study of the current state of research and programs addressing preschoolers’ social-emotional development, looking at issues from a multicultural perspective. It identifies practical tools and strategies, as well as research, mental health screening, and community partnership models, that readers can use as resources for new research and program development.

Professional Development

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Perepa
Autism, ethnicity and culture : working with children and families from minority communities / Prithvi Perepa ; foreword by Professor Rita Jordan. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019.
Description: Autism affects all ethnicities, yet professionals do not always have the skills required to support the diverse needs of autistic young people and their families from different communities. As a result, families from these communities often experience issues in getting a diagnosis, access to educational and social care settings, appropriateness of social skills being taught to children, and misinterpretation of behaviour exhibited by these children, which can also lead to higher rates of exclusions. This innovative book provides professionals with knowledge about the issues faced and equips them with practical strategies to resolve them. Drawing on his extensive experience and research, Perepa combines a comprehensive overview of autism and minority ethnic communities with guidance on how best to support children and young people from these communities. An essential resource for professionals working in our increasingly multicultural society.
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Kumabe
Bridging ethnocultural diversities in social work and health / Kazuye T. Kumabe. Published by: University of Hawaii, School of Social Work, c1985.
Description: “The evolving process of bridging two or more cultures demands the ability of both worker and client to stand apart from their own cultures, to perceive and respect the uniqueness of individual and group differences, and to identify the functional and dysfunctional elements in both (or multiple) cultures. Ideally the strengths of each culture can then b considered in adapting to and modifying the requirements of the mainstream culture. The outcome of the dynamic, reciprocal process of growth and change should produce a new, synergistic culture that is superior to either culture separately.”– p. x. Includes chapters on Puerto Rican families, Samoan-Hawaiians, etc.
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Challen
The challenge of participatory research : preventing alcohol-related problems in ethnic communities. Published by: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, 1995.
Description: From the prologue: “…this volume offers both theoretical and practical applications related to the field of alcohol prevention research and its responsiveness to the pressing concerns of this country’s diverse ethnic and racial communities. Underlying each of the chapters is the premise that good behavioral science recognized the importance of cultural competence as a significant factor in the quality of data collected…”
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Commun
Communicating across cultures [videorecording (DVD)] / presented by MichaelOleska. Published by: Capital Community Broadcasting, c1994/2005.
Contents: 1. Our world – the global-literate culture — 2. The old wisdom – traditional cultures — 3. The clash of worlds — 4. The universe of communication.
Description: A four part video series exploring how to communicate across the frontiers of race, religion, culture, sex, age and background. Part 1 focuses on the basic assumptions about reality that dominate modern western society. Characterizing the dominate culture of the world as Global-Literate, Father Michael describes the evolution of this view of the world, with its exclusively chronological sense of time, from its origins in the ancient Middle East. Part 2 describes an alterative view of life, of reality, derived from the more ancient sense of time and of humanity inspired by traditional, non-literate cultures of the world. Part 3 describes the clas between the Global-Literate and the Traditional cultures of the world. Documenting the effects of massive enculturation, Fr. Michael asserts that the tribal people must be allowed to become their own experts, to assume responsible positions within their villages and regions to adapt whatever is useful from the modern world to their own needs and situation, without losing their positive sense of identity. Part 4 describes why it is so difficult to communicate accurately and effectively, and includes some guidelines for what to look for, as well as what to do about some of the inevitable miscommunications that are part of our daily lives.
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Develo
Developing cross-cultural competence : a guide for working with young children and their families. Published by: Paul H. Brookes, c1992.
Description: “…contributes to the growing literature on practice with families and children of different racial and ethnic backgrounds. The editors start with the premise that as millions of new immigrants and refugees pour into the United States, social services must become increasingly sensitive to culturally based differences in values, beliefs, and customs. Their aim is to train culturally competent “interventionists”. … The editors note that awareness of our own culture is the first step in helping people of other cultures.”–Social Work, V. 30 N. 5, 1994.
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Kleinf
Inventive teaching : the heart of the small school / Judith S. Kleinfeld. Published by: Center for Cross-Cultural Studies, University of Alaska Fairbanks, c1992.
Description: “Small rural schools not only can work–they are working in a tim<e of deep criticism of our public schools, failed reform efforts, and frequent calls for major restructuring, the small schools of Alaska and their inventive staff have not only persevered but thrived, using their imaginations to tailor educational programs to the needs of the students. Teaching in small schools is a rare opportunity to make a real difference in pupil’s lives and to have fun doing it.”–p. [4] of cover.
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Aguilar
Ouch! that stereotype hurts : communicating respectfully in a diverse world / Leslie C. Aguilar. Published by: Walkthetalk.com, 2006.
Contents: Introduction — The language of inclusion — Communication recovery-what to do when things go wrong — Speaking up against bias without blame or guilt –Planning for inclusion — Closing thoughts.

Educational Materials

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Garza
Alaska Native science : a curriculum guide / by Dolly Garza.Alaska Native Knowledge Network, University of Alaska, c2011.
Description: Numerous educational resources have been developed by educators and Elders in each cultural region of Alaska to bring the local knowledge systems to the forefront to be included side-by-side with the Western curriculum in the implementation of educational programs. This curriculum handbook introduces the reader to the creative potential of bringing multiple knowledge systems to bear in our understanding of the world around us.
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Dick
Alaska science : camps, fairs & experiments / by Alan Dick. Alaska Native Knowledge Network, c2004.
Description: A three-part volume offering instruction on how to host science camps and fairs. Also includes an abundant source of science experiment ideas relating to life in Native and rural Alaska villages.
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Gatheri
A Gathering of wisdoms : tribal mental health : a cultural perspective / Swinomish Tribal Mental Health Project. Swinomish Tribal Community, c1991.
Description: “Native American mental health workers, tribal elders, a psychologist, a psychiatrist & a community mental health center administrator have combined traditional Indian & modern mental health knowledge into a unique Indian cultural perspective. “A Gathering of Wisdom” is an outgrowth of an unusual tribal mental health program cooperatively developed between the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, the Upper Skagit Tribe & the Skagit Community Mental Health Center. This book offers thought-provoking discussions, Indian artwork, & a variety of practical materials for use in tribal mental health service delivery, including: *An overview of the mental health status of Indian Tribal Communities, *The relationship between culture & mental health, *Cultural considerations for Indian mental health treatment, *Tribal Mental Health Program policies, procedures, service approaches, record keeping forms, etc., *Tribal Mental Health Training materials, *A resource list for Native American Mental Health work. Tribal & mainstream mental health workers, counselors, psychologists, child welfare workers, substance abuse professionals & educators will all find this book to be a stimulating & practical resource.”–Alibris.
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ToShow
To show what we know [videorecording (DVD)] : Alaska Native science camps, projects and fairs in action / Alaska Rural Systemic Initiative, Alaska Native Knowledge Network. Alaska Rural Systemic Initiative ; Alaska Native Knowledge Network, c1999.
Description: Shows how communities and school districts are implementing Alaska Native science camps throughout rural Alaska.
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Dick
Village math / by Alan Dick. Alaska Native Knowledge Network, c2012.
Description: “Village math is unique it that it introduces math to young people in a culturally-relevant way using scenarios found in everyday life in Alaska’s rural areas. The problems represent real life issues the author wrestled with while making a living in Alaska’s rural villages and communities. It is one matter to know how to do problems as they come in sequence in a math book. It is another matter to confront a problem in life and determine what math skills to apply to solve that problem. The target audience is middle school, but may problems apply to older and younger students as well”–P.[4 ] of t.p.
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Dick
Village science / by Alan Dick. Alaska Native Knowledge Network, c1997.
Description: Resource handbook for rural Alaskan teachers. Contains ideas on how to demonstrate some basic science concepts as they relate to village life.

Rural Education

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Reetz
ACRES cross-cultural bibliography for rural special educators Linda Reetz and Mary Cerny.
American Council on Rural Special Education, c1988.
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Carrera
Educating undocumented children : a review of practices and policies (an ERIC/CRESS trends and issues paper) John Willshire Carrera.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, 1989.
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Effecti
Effective service delivery strategies appropriate for specific rural subcultures-sample profiles developed by National Rural Research & Personnel Preparation Project (NRP), National Rural Development Institute, Western Washington University ; funded by Division of Personnel Preparation, Office of Special Education, United States Department of Education.
Western Washington University, 1980.
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Gatheri
A Gathering of wisdoms : tribal mental health : a cultural perspective Swinomish Tribal Mental Health Project.
Swinomish Tribal Community, c1991.
Description: “Native American mental health workers, tribal elders, a psychologist, a psychiatrist & a community mental health center administrator have combined traditional Indian & modern mental health knowledge into a unique Indian cultural perspective. “A Gathering of Wisdom” is an outgrowth of an unusual tribal mental health program cooperatively developed between the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, the Upper Skagit Tribe & the Skagit Community Mental Health Center. This book offers thought-provoking discussions, Indian artwork, & a variety of practical materials for use in tribal mental health service delivery, including: *An overview of the mental health status of Indian Tribal Communities, *The relationship between culture & mental health, *Cultural considerations for Indian mental health treatment, *Tribal Mental Health Program policies, procedures, service approaches, record keeping forms, etc., *Tribal Mental Health Training materials, *A resource list for Native American Mental Health work. Tribal & mainstream mental health workers, counselors, psychologists, child welfare workers, substance abuse professionals & educators will all find this book to be a stimulating & practical resource.”–Alibris.
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Greene
Transition planning for culturally and linguistically diverse youth / by Gary Greene. Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., c2011.
Description: “Too often, culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) youth with disabilities have a tougher road to adulthood than their Caucasian peers with disabilities. … the first guide to easing the complex transition process for CLD students with a wide range of special needs. Combining [the author’s] 25 years of experience with the latest research on cultural and linguistic diversity, this evidence-based quick- guide teaches readers key skills and best practices in culturally responsive, family-centered transition planning. Professionals who work with young adults from ages 14 to 22 will understand the special challenges CLD families may face during the transition process, including cultural biases, immigration issues, and limited English proficiency develop culturally responsive transition IEPs prepare the IDEA-required Summary of Functional Performance (SOP) documents minimize conflict and strengthen communication with CLD families encourage students’ active participation in transition planning collaborate closely with families throughout the whole process provide effective cultural competence training to school personnel implement successful parent support programs conduct transition assessments to determine a student’s individual needs discover how teacher leadership can improve transition services make the most of the transition services available in high school and beyond. To help readers apply best practices, this book gives them case studies of professionals successfully helping students and families from diverse cultural backgrounds. Readers will also learn from revealing interviews with transition specialists and other experts, discover proven tips and strategies for every part of the transition process, and get photocopiable forms and tools they can use right away.”– publisher’s website.

Updated February 2020