Native Peoples of the Artic Americas Trunk

Overview Native Peoples of the Artic Americas Trunk
This trunk contains artifacts and literature to support the teaching of Arctic peoples in the Americas. The activity binder provides background information and suggested activities for making use of the resources in this trunk.

Contents of Trunk:     
Stones, Bones and Stitches: Storytelling Through Inuit Art, by Shelley Falconer and Shawna White
The Inuit Thought of It: Amazing Arctic Innovations, by Alootook Ipellie
Arctic Stories, by Michael Arvaarluk Kusgak
Ituko: An Inuit Child
Alaska Native Arts and Crafts by Alaska Geographic
Whale Snow by Debby Dahl Edwardson
Kumaks’s Fish: A Tall Tale from the Far North by Michael Bania
Berry Magic by Teri Sloat
The Eye of the Needle by Teri Sloat
Smithsonian in Your Classrom: Teaching from Objects and Stories, Learning About the Bering Sea Eskimo People
Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People, Tools for Teachers, Arctic Studies Center (book, VHS, and CD-rom)
Alaska Geographic: Native Cultures in Alaska, Vol. 23, No. 2, 1996
Children of the Midnight Sun, Young Voices of Alaska by Tricia Brown
Hands on Alaska by Yvonne Merrill
Eskimo Life, Told by and Eskimo Artist (pamphlet), by Robert Mayokok
True Eskimo Stories by Robert Mayakok
Eskimo Customs, by Robert Mayakok
Frozen Land, Vanishing Cultures by Jan Reynolds
The Inuksuk Book by Mary Wallace
Building an Igloo by Ulli Steltzer
Yuungnaqpiallerput, The Way We Genuinely Live, Masterworks of Yu’Pik
Aleutian Sparrow by Karen Hesse
Art of the Far North, by Carol Finley
Baseball Bats for Christmas by Michael Kusgak
Northern Lights: The Soccer Trails by Michael Kusgak
Biomes: Land of the Inuit (DVD)
Peoples of the Arctic Map|
Birchbark Basket
Inuit Yo-Yo
Eskimo Caribou Jawbone and Whale Baleen Dog Sled Model
Kayak Model (seal bladder)
Whale bone seal carving
Soapstone Seal Carving
Aleut Seagrass Basket with Lid
Walrus Tusk Ivory Carving
Walrus Tusk Scrimshaw carving
Inupiak Caribou Skin Mask.