Alaska Humanities

This assignment asks you to document one way people in Alaska, past or present, encounter(ed), use(d), or study(ied) the humanities as “meaning-making practices of human culture” (Small, 23). Provide an overview that answers “the five Ws” and more: What conventions, behaviors, and knowledge’s are valued in this humanities practice? What controversies, disagreements, or theoretical debates influence this practice? What role did/does this practice play in shaping life in Alaska? Why should other Alaskans be invested or interested in this aspect of the humanities?

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