The Tuluksak Project Jukebox was designed in collaboration with students and teachers of Tuulkessaaq (Tuluksak School) and Freda Alexie (Yupiit Elitnaurutait Local Cultural Coordinator). High school students Kristy Peter and Richard Phillip traveled to Fairbanks with Robin Sullivan, a teacher from Tuluksak to work with the Oral History Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks for this project. Interviews, maps and photographs were gathered for the jukebox from March 2004-May 2005.

All the base maps in this project were compiled by Robert Drozda and Vernon Chimegalrea from information provided by Lower Kuskokwim Yup’ik elders in 1988. AHP CPSU and ANCSA 14(h)(1) Historical and Cemetery Sites Collection [ANCSA Project] in the Rasmuson Library Archives at UAF.

This jukebox was funded by the Yupiit School District & U.S.D.O.E. O.E.S.E. C.F.D.A #84.356A
Alaska Native Education Grant #S56A030068 & T290U010503.

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