Yuuyaraq

The Way of the Human Being by Harold Napoleon

Publisher: Alaska Native Knowledge Network

Written in English
Cover of: Yuuyaraq | Harold Napoleon
Published: Pages: 66 Downloads: 621
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Subjects:

  • Sociology,
  • Diseases,
  • Social Science,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Yupik Eskimos,
  • Social Science / Native American Studies,
  • Alcohol use,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Epidemics,
  • Social conditions
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8658561M
ISBN 10187796221X
ISBN 109781877962219

When word came that John Active had passed away, we at CEC (Calista Elders Council) were deeply saddened. Right now we are finishing a new bilingual book that will be published later this year as part of a “Yuuyaraq/Yup’ik Way of Being” curriculum project in collaboration with LKSD, and a number of John’s stories are included in both the book and the curriculum.   Yuuyaraq: The Way of the Human Being is a powerful and moving essay by Harold Napoleon. He discusses the initial and continuing effects of the epidemics that afflicted Alaska Natives from the 's through the 's. During that time was the introduction of alcohol to the indigenous people, and they used it as a coping mechanism for the loss of their Author: Melanie Ivanoff. Born in Anchorage, he grew up in Emmonak, at the mouth of the Yukon River, and moved as an adult to Kotzebue, where he was a maintenance worker . The University of Alaska Fairbanks is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual. Learn more about UA's notice of nondiscrimination. For questions or comments regarding this website, contact @

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Societies acquire scars from war, economic crises, environmental disasters or, as Harold Napoleon tells us, from epidemics. Afflicted by epidemics and their consequences from the s until the s, Alaska Natives are still feeling traumatic effects in Cited by:   I found Yuuyaraq to provide a unique and critical insight into many social problems experienced by Alaska and could, in many ways, be generalizable to a larger audience.

I think it was the assessments and critiques at the end of the book that made me hesitate to the give the book 4 stars ad I found them to not really add anything to the /5.

“Yuuyaraq encompasses everything in our Yup’ik way of being,” says Mark John, Calista Education and Culture, Inc. (CEC) Cultural Advisor. CEC is Calista Corporation’s nonprofit arm and continues working to bring traditional values into the classroom.

This book is at once deeply personal and profoundly culturally accurate and revealing. This should be required reading for anyone studying trauma and its impact on the individual and societies, especially our Native American and other disenfranchised peoples who suffer far more trauma than the protected mainstream populations.4/5.

Lisle Hebert is raising funds for YUUYARAQ: The Way of the Human Being on Kickstarter. A docudrama on the impacts of white rule and the influenza epidemic of on Alaskan Yupik Eskimo culture and their struggle to on: Juneau, AK.

Writing Yuuyaraq, Napoleon said, helped him to understand his village and his family, the past and the present. “With understanding there came forgiveness. I had found a trail of truth through. Yuuyaraq was, for Napoleon, a beautiful way of living.

Indeed, his essay directly inspired the historian Calvin Luther Martin‘s beautiful but flawed meditation on the experience of native peoples in a book he wrote, also entitled The Way of the Human Being. Yuuyaraq: The Way of the Human Being Eric Madsen (p. vii) writes "Occasionally an author takes bits and pieces of in-formation that many people are more or less familiar with and puts them to-gether in a way that offers new possibilities for understanding events around us." Many people say Harold Napoleon has done that in the book Yuuyaraq: The.

Get this from a library. Yuuyaraq: the way of the human being: with commentary. [Harold Napoleon; Eric Christopher Madsen; Alaska Native Knowledge Network.] -- "Societies acquire scars from war, economic crises, environmental disasters or, as Harold Napoleon tells us, from epidemics.

Afflicted by epidemics and their consequences from the s until the. Introduction Eric Madsen Yuuyaraq: The Way of the Human Being Harold Napoleon Commentary on Harold Napoleon's Paper Oscar Kawagley Impressions ofYuuyaraq from a Chevak Resident's Point of View John Pingayak Yuuyaraq:A Commentary Joe Slats A Response to Harold Napoleon's Paper "Yuuyaraq: The Way of the Human Being" Maynard E.

Gilgen Response to "Yuuyaraq:. The focal paper in this volume, Harold Napoleon's "Yuuyaraq," is such a discussion about the initial and continuing effects of the epidemics that afflicted Alaska Natives from the s through the s.

Napoleon's premise is that this death on a massive scale wiped out the culture-bearers and left psychological scars that continue today. Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere. Help with reading books -- Report a bad link -- Suggest a new listing Home -- Search -- New Listings -- Authors -- Titles -- Subjects -.

A list of books available from the UAF Alaska Native Knowledge Network. Book cover image Title and description Price; A Yupiaq Worldview 2nd Edition Yuuyaraq: The Way of the Human Being Harold Napoleon with commentaries 76 pp, " x ", also available free as a PDF download (24 MB). Societies acquire scars from war, economic crises, environmental disasters or, as Harold Napoleon tells us, from epidemics.

Afflicted by epidemics and their consequences from the s until the s, Alaska Natives are still feeling traumatic effects in the form of alcoholism, suicide and violence. The wholeness of a society that maintained health and vigor for thousands of.

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Yuuyaraq: the way of the human being: with commentary. [Harold Napoleon; Eric Christopher Madsen; University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Center for Cross-Cultural Studies.] -- This document traces the influence of various epidemics (such as smallpox inand influenza and measles, known as the 'Great Death', in ) on the Yup'ik Eskimo.

Buy Yuuyaraq by Napoleon, Harold (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9). Miss the news. UAA's Book Store is hosting an event to celebrate 2 new books. +Akulmiut Neqait/Fish and Food of the Akulmiut +Yuuyaraq/The Yup'ik Way of Being.

Both books are from Calista Education and Culture, Inc. Presenters include Marie Meade, Alice Rearden and Ann Fienup-Riordan. Sept. 12, p. Yuuyaraq: The Gospel According to Peter John Peter John with commentaries edited by David J. Krupa. The words in this book carry some of the spoken wisdom of one of Alaska's great human resources—Athabascan (Doyon) Chief Peter John of Minto.

Yuuyaraq Yuuyaraq or Way of life (yuuyaraq sg yuuyarat pl in Yup'ik, cuuyaraq in Cup'ik, cuuyarar in Cupig) is the term for the Yup'ik way of life as a human being. The expression encompasses interactions with others, subsistence or traditional knowledge, environmental or traditional ecological knowledge, and understanding, indigenous United States (Alaska): 34, Yuuyaraq: The Way of the Human Being Paperback – Jun 1 by Harold Napoleon (Author), Eric Madsen (Editor) out of 5 stars 9 ratings.

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Yuuyaraq, the book we picked for the next few weeks, is very short to allow for intense discussion of the content with the added benefit of making it easy for new people to join. For this week, we've also found an academic article on the topic of historical trauma to supplement our discussion (link in.

CALRICARAQ is our YUUYARAQ; Our Yup’ik Centric Model for Healthy Living. With this in mind, this writing is put together to represent some of the highlights of training that were done with YKHC. Our ONC MSPI department along with YKHC would like to continue these training(s) and in the near future have the training open to the community.

Yuuyaraq is considered a set of well-defined cultural values, rules and roles “to live a full and. fruitful life without doing harm to oneself, others and nature with all it brings.” The Yuuyaraq class first began as an equivalent to the 7th and 8th grade Personal Life Skills.

It then. expanded to include a high school Personal Life. Indigenous psychology is defined by Kim and Berry () as "the scientific study of human behavior or mind that is native, that is not transported from other regions, and that is designed for its people." Indigenous psychology generally advocates examining knowledge, skills and beliefs people have about themselves and studying them in their natural contexts.

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Harold Napoleon is the author of Yuuyaraq ( avg rating, 95 ratings, 13 reviews, published ) and A Glimpse at the Yupiq Spiritual Universe ( av /5. Hello, Paimiut Tribal Members. What is happening with Paimiut so far this year The staff and Tribal Council have been working hard to continue to push Paimiut to.

To learn more about The Great Death and other epidemics in Alaska from the s to the s, read Harold Napolean's excellent book, Yuuyaraq. NPR interviewed John Smelcer about The Great Death. After the interview, Dr.

Tom Nighswander, MD, an epidemiologist at Alaska's WWAMI Medical School, discussed the plague that killed so many Alaska. Start studying Sociology Book- Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.Yuuyaraq or Way of life (yuuyaraq sg yuuyarat pl in Yup'ik, cuuyaraq in Cup'ik, cuuyarar in Cupig) is Yup'ik way of life as a human being, including interactions with others, subsistence or traditional knowledge, environmental or traditional ecological knowledge, and understanding, indigenous psychology, and spiritual balance.Yuuyaraq: The Way of the Human Being; With Commentary (c), by Harold Napoleon, ed.

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