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A Wizard Works Catalog
Learning Materials for Schools and Home Schoolers

Alaska Native Studies
Alaska Eskimo Sculpture
By Kathleen Lynch
isbn: 1-878051-42-3
RESOURCE/REFERENCE — Alaskan Eskimo Sculpture includes archeological and traditional information about the early history and development of Alaskan Eskimo art. This study of materials, passed down by native elders or obtained through archeological research, offers significant insight into the Eskimo culture; one of Alaska's five major native groups. Originally written for adults learning to read.
Intermediate and above

$7.95

all 6 on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-52-0
$29.95
Aleut Prehistory
By Kathleen Lynch
isbn: 1-878051-35-0
RESOURCE/REFERENCE — Aleut Prehistory involves archeological and traditional information about the early history and development of Alaska's Aleut people, as passed down by native elders or obtained through archeological research. Focusing on one of Alaska's five major native groups, this material adds to the understanding of Aleut culture. Originally this series was written for adults learning to read.
Intermediate and above

$7.95

all 6 on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-52-0
$29.95
Athabascan Prehistory
By Kathleen Lynch
isbn: 1-878051-40-7
RESOURCE/REFERENCE — Athabascan Prehistory includes traditional and archeological information about the early history and development of this native people. This Alaska native culture has passed down this information by elders or it has been obtained through archeological research. Written originally for adults learning to read.
Intermediate and above

$7.95

all 6 on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-52-0
$29.95
Eskimo Prehistory
By Kathleen Lynch
isbn: 1-878051-38-5
RESOURCE/REFERENCE — Archeological and traditional information about the pre-history and development of Alaska’s Native Eskimo culture. These studies were passed down by elders or obtained through archeological research. Originally written for adults learning to read.
Intermediate and above

$7.95

all 6 on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-52-0
$29.95
Southeastern Prehistory
By Kathleen Lynch
isbn: 1-878051-31-8
RESOURCE/REFERENCE — Archeological and traditional information about the early history and development of Alaska’s Southeastern Native Culture. Focusing on the southeastern part of the state these materials were passed down by elders or obtained through archeological research. Written originally for adults learning to read.
Intermediate and above

$7.95

all 6 on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-52-0
$29.95
Early Times
By Kathleen Lynch
isbn: 1-878051-37-7
RESOURCE/REFERENCE — Traditional and archeological information about the early history and development of Alaska’s five major Native groups, passed down by elders or obtained through archeological research. This text was originally written for adults learning to read.
Intermediate and above

$7.95

all 6 on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-52-0
$29.95
Koyukon Athabaskan Songs
isbn: 1-878051-34-2
RESOURCE — Collection of stories and songs passed down from Alaska Native elders. Koyukon Athabaskan Songs includes stories about the songs and song text written in English and Koyukon Athabaskan by Madeline Solomon. High interest level for students of all ages.
Intermediate and above

$7.95

all 5 on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-54-7
$29.95
Northern Eskimo Stories
isbn: 1-878051-30-X
RESOURCE — Collection of stories passed down from Native Inupiat Eskimo elders. Northern Eskimo Stories includes stories about the Alaska native culture. This title is suitable for students of all ages.
Intermediate and above

$7.95

all 5 on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-54-7
$29.95
Southeastern Stories
isbn: 1-878051-32-6
RESOURCE — Collection of stories passed down from Native elders of the Southeast Alaska region. Includes stories about the culture that are of interest to students of all ages.
Intermediate and above

$7.95

all 5 on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-54-7
$29.95
Stories of the Aleutians and Kodiak
isbn: 1-878051-33-4
RESOURCE — A collection of stories passed down from Native elders. Stories of the Aleutians and Kodiak includes stories about Native culture in the wide coastal region of Alaska. Of interest to students of all ages and levels.
Intermediate and above

$7.95

all 5 on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-54-7
$29.95
Stories from Tooksook Bay
isbn: 1-878051-45-8
RESOURCE — Collection of stories passed down from Native elders. Stories from Tooksook Bay includes the stories and illustrations about a smaller region of Native Alaskan culture. Appropriate to students of all ages.
Intermediate and above

$7.95

all 5 on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-54-7
$29.95
Alaska Natives of Note
isbn: 1-878051-41-5
RESOURCE/REFERENCE — A collection of mini-profiles of Native leaders and prominent people from each of Alaska’s Native cultures. Originally written for adults who were learning to read; reading level grade 4 and up. 1982.
Intermediate and above

$7.95
Aleut Basket Weaving
isbn: 1-878051-24-5
Hands-on lessons about how to weave baskets in the Aleut tradition. Tools and materials developed by Alaska Native people as they adapted to their environment are explained in the text. Originally produced under the Anchorage Literacy program, in clear, easy-to-understand language, and written by experts in the skills taught.
Intermediate to adult

$7.95

the entire set on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-55-5
$45.95
Beaver Trapping
isbn: 1-878051-22-5
Hands-on lessons about how to construct a beaver trap. Learn this cultural method by employing a variety of tools and materials developed by Alaska Native people as they adapted to their environment. Originally produced under the Anchorage Literacy program, in clear, easy-to-understand language, and written by experts in the skills taught.
Intermediate to adult

$7.95

the entire set on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-55-5
$45.95
Birch Bark Basket Making
isbn: 1-878051-23-7
Lesson about how to make birch bark baskets. Step-by-step instruction using a variety of tools and materials developed by Alaska Native people as they adapted to their environment. Originally produced under the Anchorage Literacy program, in clear, easy-to-understand language, and written by experts in the skills taught.
Intermediate to adult

$12.95

the entire set on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-55-5
$45.95
Building a Dog Sled
isbn: 1-878051-04-0
Hands-on lesson about how to build a dog sled. A variety of tools and materials developed by Alaska Native people as they adapted to their environment will be explained in the text. Originally produced under the Anchorage Literacy program, in clear, easy-to-understand language, and written by experts in the skills taught.
Intermediate to adult

$7.95

the entire set on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-55-5
$45.95
Building a Log Cabin
isbn: 1-878051-21-0
Building a log cabin with hands-on lessons using variety of tools and materials developed by rural Alaskan people as they adapted to their environment. Originally produced under the Anchorage Literacy program, in clear, easy-to-understand language, and written by experts in the skills taught.
Intermediate to adult

$7.95

the entire set on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-55-5
$45.95
How to Build Fishwheels
isbn: 1-878051-19-9
Hands-on lessons about how to construct a fishwheel in the Alaska Native way. Tools and materials developed by Alaska Native people as they adapted to their environment are used and explained in the lesson. Originally produced under the Anchorage Literacy program, in clear, easy-to-understand language, and written by experts in the skills taught.
Intermediate to adult

$7.95

the entire set on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-55-5
$45.95
How to Split, Dry & Smoke Salmon
isbn: 1-878051-20-2
Lessons about how to split, dry & smoke salmon. The methods, tools and materials developed by Alaska Native people as they adapted to their environment are explained for your instruction. Originally produced under the Anchorage Literacy program, in clear, easy-to-understand language, and written by experts in the skills taught.
Intermediate to adult

$7.95

the entire set on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-55-5
$45.95
Making & Setting a Fishnet
isbn: 1-878051-03-2
Hands-on lessons about how to make & set a fishnet. Explained in the text are the tools and materials developed by Alaska Native people as they adapted to their environment. Originally produced under the Anchorage Literacy program, in clear, easy-to-understand language, and written by experts in the skills taught.
Intermediate to adult

$7.95

the entire set on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-55-5
$45.95
Making Snowshoes
isbn: 1-878051-06-7
Lesson about how to make snowhoes for use in Alaska [methods can be used elsewhere, also]. Tools and materials used and developed by Alaska Native people as they adapted to their environment are covered by the lesson. Originally produced under the Anchorage Literacy program, in clear, easy-to-understand language, and written by experts in the skills taught.
Intermediate to adult

$7.95

the entire set on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-55-5
$45.95
Tanning Moosehide & Making Babish
isbn: 1-878051-26-1
Hands-on lessons about how to tan moosehide and make babish [or rawhide]. In the lesson are the tools and materials developed by Alaska Native people as they adapted to their environment. Originally produced under the Anchorage Literacy program, in clear, easy-to-understand language, and written by experts in the skills taught.
Intermediate to adult

$7.95

the entire set on one CD-ROM
isbn: 1-878051-55-5
$45.95


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