Download e-book for iPad: A Yupiaq Worldview: A Pathway to Ecology and Spirit by Angayuqaq Oscar Kawagley

Download e-book for iPad: A Yupiaq Worldview: A Pathway to Ecology and Spirit by Angayuqaq Oscar Kawagley

By Angayuqaq Oscar Kawagley

Oscar Kawagley is a guy of 2 worlds, jogging the occasionally bewildering line among conventional Yupiaq tradition and the Westernized Yupiaq lifetime of this 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 technology because it is taught in Western colleges. Kawagley is a guy who hears the elders’ voices in Alaska and understands the best way to search for the elements and to exploit the land and its creatures with the main soft care. In a choice to unite the 2 elements of his personal and smooth Yupiaq historical past, Kawagley proposes a fashion of training that includes all methods of understanding to be had in Yupiaq and Western technological know-how. He has traveled an extended 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 version examines adjustments that experience impacted the Yupiaq and different Alaska local groups during the last ten years, together with implementation of cultural criteria in indigenous schooling and the emergence of a holistic technique within the sciences.

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