Background: The Anchorage School District has partnered with Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Cook Inlet Native Head Start, Alaska Native Heritage Center and the Lower Kuskokwim School District to create and share expertise, curriculum, and professional development in providing a Yupik
language immersion program in an Anchorage elementary school.
I traveled to the Arctic Circle and had the privilege of being greeted by these Alaska-native Eskimos of the Inupiat and Yupik
In Alaska it is Yupik
, In Nevada it is Tagalog (spoken by Filipinos), while Vietnamese is the third most popular language in Oklahoma, Nebraska and Texas.
actually have rates about the same as the non-Native rates; Yupik
Eskimos in western Alaska are in the middle.
The available literature on the etiology of anaemia among Inuit Peoples, defined as "the Inupiat (Alaska), Yupik
(Alaska), Inuit, Inuvialuit (Canada), Kalaallit (Greenland), and Yupik
(Russia)" in the charter of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference, is limited.
It turns out that the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), the organization representing all Inuit, Inuvialuit, Inupiat, and Yupik
peoples from Greenland to Chukotka, is ahead of us on this issue.
In 2006 she moved to Tununak, AK where she taught Yupik
Eskimo middle and high school students all subjects except Reading.
High prevalence of myopia among young adult Yupik
is predominantly spoken in Alaska, a language that belongs to the Eskimo-Aleut languages.
However, she admits to not making the same effort in her previous position as president of NANA Management Services in Alaska, where a number of different cultures meant there are multiple indigenous languages such as Inupiaq and Yupik
Lawrence Island, the Yupik
people keep long-standing traditions alive.
This salmon is caught by Yupik
Eskimos living in remote villages at the mouth of this 2000-mile long river.