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Educator and the Founding Director

Chevak School

HQ Phone: (907) 858-7712

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Chevak School

985 Ksd Way

Chevak, Alaska 99563

United States

Company Description

Welcome to Chevak school in the Kashunamiut School District in Chevak, Alaska! 985 Ksd Way Chevak, AK 99563. Telephone:(907) 858-7712 ... more

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Alaskool Central

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Introducing Alaskool staff and contributors [cached]

John Pingayak

John Pingayak
John Pingayak, a co-founder of Alaskool, is a Cup'ik man who was born and raised in Chevak. He has been teaching for over 25 years and has spent all his life in the preservation and retention of Alaska Native Culture and Languages. He created the The Cup'ik People of the Western Tundra on Alaskool. John is an award-winning educator, and the founding director of the Kashunamiuit School District's Cultural Heritage Center, and of the Chevak Tanqik Theatre and is featured in An Interview with John Pingayak, Chevak Tanqik Theatre also on the Alaskool site. In addition he contributed much input to the Guidebook for Integrating Cup'ik Culture and Curriculum . John believes that continuation of traditional knowledge is essential to the survival of culture and communities. He states: "This knowledge promotes high levels of self esteem and a sense of belonging.
After teaching history in Greek and British schools in the 1970s, Bill McDiarmid taught with John Pingayak in Chevak in the early 1980s and, subsequently, in the Rural Alaska Honors Institute in Fairbanks in the mid-1980s.

Central Yup'ik and the Schools [cached]

Major presentations on the Yup'ik language and culture were made at the Department's summer institute on Bilingual/Special Education, Fairbanks, 1983, by John Pingayak of the Chevak Schools and by Steven Jacobson, Assistant Professor of Eskimo, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Actors:Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, ... [cached]

Actors:Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, Tim Blake Nelson, Ted Danson, Andrew Daly, John Pingayak, Ahmaogak Sweeney

Actors: Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, ... [cached]

Actors: Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, Tim Blake Nelson, Ted Danson, Andrew Daly, John Pingayak, Ahmaogak Sweeney

Native America Calling [cached]

Guests are Quyana Alaska Coordinator Marie Meade (Yupik) and drummer and singer for the Chevak Dancers John Pingayak.

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