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University of Alaska, Fairbanks (Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500)
Thomas F. Johnston (Project Director: November 1976 to October 1990)

Institutes for K-12 Educators
Education Programs

$114,513 (approved)
$114,513 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/15/1977 – 6/30/1982

Using Alaskan Eskimo and Indian Music in Alaskan Rural Education

To design and prepare pilot versions of textbooks on Alaskan Eskimo and Indian music and dance, to fill the aesthetic needs of Alaskan natives in rural schools. Material will be selected from recordings, videotapes and documentation assembled 1973-76 by the applicant, on ethnomusicologist trained in anthropology. Participants are the director, educational and bilinqual specialists in the Center for Northern Educational Research (UA), teachers in selected rural schools, and students enrolled in planned experimental classes.