Combining lessons in culture, history, and outdoor skills | Alaska Insight

Food served on dinner tables across Alaska often travels thousands of miles by barge or truck before it arrives here, but the state also has a long and rich history of hunting and fishing. Across the state, tribal members, educators, and others are doing the work to pass these practices on to the next generation, while helping them to understand the history and culture behind the practices. On this episode of Alaska Insight, host Lori Townsend is joined by Kevin Toothaker, Workforce Development and Cultural Activity Coordinator for the Knik Tribe, and Brian Mason, a science teacher with Chugiak High School, about the ways they incorporate traditional knowledge and culture into practical lessons about biology and outdoor skills.

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