Children of Akiachak
Lower Kuskokwim School District collection
U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs (Film producer)
U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs, Juneau Office
This film was produced by the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs, Juneau Area Office, to examine the pilot study of a community child development program in the Alaska village of Akiachak. The bilingual program trained parents to use various methods for teaching their own preschool children. The program emphasized development of language and motor skills in preparation for elementary school.
16mm film; color; sound
Indigenous peoplesSchool childrenClassroomsFamilies
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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