Chevak elder Mary Chimiralrea describes a traditional harvest dance she witnessed as a little girl. Arriving missionaries outlawed Yup'ik dancing in the early 1900s, declaring it "un-Christian."
Chevak elder Mary Chimiralrea describes a traditional harvest dance she witnessed as a little girl. Arriving missionaries outlawed Yup'ik dancing in the early 1900s, declaring it "un-Christian."
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Keywords:
  • Alaska
  • Chevak
  • Chupik
  • Elder
  • Eskimo
  • Harvest dance
  • Harvest festival
  • Native America
  • Native American
  • Native dance