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ES-*0254-77

University of Alaska, Fairbanks (Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500)
Thomas Johnston (Project Director: 11/01/1976 to present)

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.

Project fields:
Unknown

Program:
Institutes for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$114,513 (approved)
$114,513 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/15/1977 – 6/30/1982