• Area for Exploration: Food

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  • First Impression

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  • Area for Exploration: Energy

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  • Area For Exploration: Culture

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  • Group Presentation

    Our team presented in front of 7th grade class at Begich Middle School in the multipurpose room. We shared our slides of pictures and shared stories about our trip. Students are excited about applying...

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  • Ice Breakers

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  • Final Closing Circle

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  • Tour of school

    The Chevak students showed us around their school.

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  • Yuraq

    Yuarq is local Chevak style dancing.

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  • Getting There

    This is our trip to Chevak.

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  • Waking Up in the Morning

    Lucas and Joey filming in the morning.

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  • Group Interview

    This our group interview where we talked about what we were excited about before we travel.

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  • Group Introduction

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  • Visitors!

    Here are Edgar and Molly blogging, but talking about wanting to go shopping.  Fun kids!

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  • The Welcome Dilemma

    While we were waiting for our fellow rose brothers and sisters arrival,we held the welcome sign for them but the plane was a bit late.We held that sign for what seemed for hours.And while we were...

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  • Welcome Chevak!

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  • Cultural Bearer Interview

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  • Area of Exploration #3

    Culture 1. While in Chevak we will be going to culture heritage week and we will be talking more about the village's native language. 2. We will be interviewing Mr.David Boyscout, a local elder...

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  • Our Welcome

    The Begich hosts will be there with their families to greet the Chevak kids. Taylor wil be taking a video of the Chevak kids arriving. We made a banner to welcome the Chevak ambassadors...

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  • Area of Exploration 2:Energy

    1. We will be exploring the use of energy in Chevak. 2. We will be traveling to the wind turbine farm via snomachines.  3. Ms. Mary will be taking us out to the farm with community members on...

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  • Area of Exploration #1 Food

    Our first area of exploration is food: When we vist Chevak we will vist their local store to see how the prices differ from here in Anchorage. We also be tasting different cultural food when we...

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  • We are Cultural Ambassadors

    First introduction: Joey introducing himself to Jordon

    Second Introduction: Amber and Alyssa introducing themselves to each other

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  • What We Are Wondering About

    1. How long have your wind turbines been there? 2. How many students are in your school? 3. Where are we going to see the wind turbines? 4. How many elders are in your village? 5. Do you have any...

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  • Airplane lands in Merril Field

    This plane landed in Merril Field because it was donated to UAA. The reason it was a big deal is that Merril field is in a residential area and is not normally a big airplane airport. The picture was...

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  • More About Our Community

    1) Some important facts visitors should know about Anchorage are: We go though break up in the spring so it is very slushy and dirty Moose are coming into town with their calves in search of food...

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  • Responding about Chevak's questions

    1.What do we do for fun? A.We play sports,we go to to the mall, and we go to the movies. B.The Boys and Girls club teen  2.Do you ever use snow gos(snowmachines) or four wheelers? We don't...

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  • Recent Event

    Last Saturday was the start of the Fur Rondezvous and to celebrate there was a carnival and fireworks. Taylor went to the AT&T Fur Rondy Party on the 15 floor of the Sheraton Hotel and flimed the...

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  • Making Cultural Lenses

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  • Community Profile Video

    In our Community Profile Video we show the elements of community which we listed in our post titled "Community Places."

    Looks there for whats in the video.

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  • What's Going on in Anchorage this Week?

    Hey - we had a cool event yesterday in town.  FedEx donated a plane to the UAA aviation program.  They got special permission to fly directly over the city and land at Merrill Field, our...

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  • Community Places

    In our Community Profile Video was included several of the 10 elements of community: Places to learn a new skill: Karate Studio plus interview with Mr. Sawyer Transportation Traffic on 4th...

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  • Our Cultures

      We are Alaskan  1. Alaskan 2. Students, teenagers, citizens 3. We get PFDs, we are not scared of winter, nature all around us, fresh clean air, best drinking water. Some symbols Alaska...

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  • Questions for Chevak

    1. What do you guys do for fun? 2. What are some forms of transportation that are used in Chevak and not in Anchorage? 3. What do you like to eat for a snack? 4. What sports do you like play? 5....

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  • Parts of Culture: Food

    This is Joey and I (Lucas) around down town taking videos of places to eat in out town such as Humpys and Subway. Most of the places shown in our video are resturants, which are the main places to eat...

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  • Place to get Information

    While we were downtown we stopped by both of the visitor centers in Anchorage. In the visitor centers we can learn about different places to visit while in Anchorage. We can also learn a little bit of...

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  • Town square

    People gather in many places one of them is town square to ice skate, view ice sculptures while they wait for a show at the Preforming Arts Center (PAC).

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  • This is our SIster School

    Our Sister School Community is the place that we will be learning about and exchanging with. Here are some things that we know about it now. The name of our Sister School Community is Chevak,...

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  • Our Big School- Gymnasium

    This is the Begich gym. The Alaska Quake uses our gym for their basketball on the weekends.

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  • Our Big School- Computer Lab

    This is the main computer lab of Begich Middle School it is located in our library.

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  • Our Big School- 8th Grade Hallway

    This is the 8th grade hallway of Begich Middle School.

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  • Our Big School- Spot Cafe

    This Is Begich Middle School's Spot Cafe

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  • Our Big School- the hallway

    This the main hallway of Begich middle school.

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  • Hello Chevak!

    It's me here, Ms. Abshier, just posting between classes.  My students and I are super excited to be hosting in just a month.  So many things we want to share with you guys....

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