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    and Alaska Natives (AIAN) community. According to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 2011, there were over twenty million youth at the age of twelve and older, who were using alcohol and drugs. Also, eight percent of the population aged twelve or older were classified with substance dependence or abuse (SAMSHA, 2011). Heavy drinking has long been a public health concern for the American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIAN) community, with a high rate in substance abuse and alcohol. In turn, American Indians and Alaska Natives are experiencing a rapid decline in health and an “increase in…

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    Alaska Response Paper

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    Response Paper One In this paper, I will respond to three topics that will include: “Alaska and Its People” by Maria SHAA TLAA Williams, The Aleuts of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska by Helen D. Corbert and Susanne W Swibold, as well as the video of Beautiful Journey by Demientieff and Williams, and closing with a summary of power point Alaska Native Perspectives Na Dena – Athabascan Peoples by Maria Williams. According to The Alaska Native Reader of your book, Alaska is one fifth the size of…

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    a far more concrete answer. Primarily, the salmon’s disappearance raises concerns in two areas of Alaskan life: the culture and the economy. The first way that the salmon’s absence is affecting people through the state’s culture, for both the native and non-native populations. There is perhaps no more single defining aspect of the state that ties all of the citizens together. From the subsistence fishermen of the various native tribes to the waves of retirees who have recently moved to the…

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    arise from drilling in this area could be oil spills that could harm the wildlife, natives, and environment. Recommendations for preparing for the drilling would be enforcing the environmentalists ideas in order to make sure it's the safest way possible for everyone.(Fogliasso and Washburn 39-42) This article provided possible problems that can occur with some recommendations to prevent damage to the environment, wildlife, and mankind. It informs you of the wildlife and oil reserves found in…

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    Research Paper On Alaska

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    You feel the cool breeze as winter recedes in the beautiful Alaskan Yukon. As you stand in the breeze you think, “this is the most beautiful place in the world”. Everyone who has visited Alaska has said the same thing, and even the most strict critics have admitted to its splendor. Alaska is an amazing place the history, landscape, wildlife, and the many things to do will show you that Alaska truly is a place of wonder and majesty. Historians still do not know when and how people began to live…

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    From the beginning of this story, it is hard to stay objective and emotionless. Krakauer starts Alex story with his last encounter of another human being before he enters the wilderness of Alaska. He interviewed Jim Gallien, a union electrician, about his experience that he made when he picked up Alex on the street. On April 1992, Gallien was on his way to Anchorage when he met Alex who explained that he wanted to go to the Stampede Trail. Gallien describes Alex’ unusual appearance, his gear…

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    Alaskan experiences and outstanding issues” focuses on the relationship between the indigenous people of Barrow, Alaska and the tourism that sustains a sizeable part of their economy. The…

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    life so he can embark on an adventure that he lacks the skill and knowledge to survive. Chris aka Alexander Supertramp makes questionable choices throughout his voyage to Alaska leaving the reader to decide whether Chris’ admirable choices outweigh his stupid ones. Although the road that Chris pursues is an admirable path, the way he carries out his choices is unintelligent and…

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    the works of many authors, he is also aware that these virtually perfect writers did not embody behavior that Chris would deem acceptable. Nevertheless, he continues to imitate their action. Leo Tolstoy, a novelist who wrote about the benefits of living penniless, also one of Chris’ role models, “had been an enthusiastic sexual adventurer” “despite his famous advocacy of celibacy”(122). Chris was able to look past Tolstoy’s flaws but, was “incapable of extending such lenity to his father”(122)…

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    state of Alaska had recently, within the last 30 years in history, become admitted to the United States Union. America was on the verge of beginning the Industrial Revolution where rapid urbanization was about to become commonplace. Although people were flocking to cities to so said create their own version of the American dream, others set out for the gold rush. They were looking to make a decent living on the gold that they would mine out of Alaska’s recently discovered coal mines. Jack…

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