2015 Culture Week

2015 Culture Week
Posted on 04/23/2015
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Culture Week at Akiuk Memorial School is held every year. Culture Week consists of students, staff, and community members from Kasigluk coming together to participate in traditional cultural activities. Take a look at some of the activities students and staff took part in during Culture Week.

 pic 1 Story Knives:

Vincent Waska Jr. helped students make story knives and tell stories with them during culture week.
 pic 2 Cooking:

Kindergarten teacher Ann Marie Tinker and Karla Andrews worked with many students to make some delicious food during Culture Week!
 
 pic 3
Uluak and Curved Knives:

Students worked with Tony McDaniel in the shop to make ulaaqs and curved knifes they could use to clean fish.

 pic 4 Beading:

Students worked with community members to bead bracelets 
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pic 5
Table Building:

Students and staff worked in the shop 
to build and finish three tables.

pic 6 Sled Building:

Yupik teacher Howard Tinker worked with a ton of students to make a passenger and a freight sled.

pic 7
 Qaspeq Making:

Natalie Cowley and Maggie Slim worked hard on qaspeqs with students of all ages

pic 8
 Hanging a fish net:

Two students work together on hanging
a fish net.
pic 9
 Ice Pick Making:

Students use wood and various tools to
make and sharpen their ice picks.


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