Akiak Project Jukebox
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Maggie Japhet
Maggie Japhet tells the story in Yup'ik about the origins of Akiak, 1981.
Photo of Lillian Lliabon
Maggie Japhet
Maggie Japhet talks in Yup'ik about the grizzly bear puppet dance, 1981.
Group of people with video cameras taking photos.
Sixth and seventh grade students from Elizabeth Kent's class videotaping an interview in the Akiak School Library, November 2004.
Left to right: Leann Jackson; Shawna Williams, Yupiit Elitnaurutait Local Cultural Coordinator for the Yupiit School District in Akiak; and Nels Jasper. William Schneider of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program is in the foreground checking sound levels in his headphones.
Maggie Japhet
Maggie Japhet talks in Yup'ik about traditional clothes worn when dancing, 1981.
Maggie Japhet
Maggie Japhet talks in Yup'ik about traditional feast foods, 1981.