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Culturally Responsive 4-H Youth Development in Southeast Alaska

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Publication Number: AKH-00026

Author/Sponsor: Debra Jones and Linda Skogrand


Short Description:
Based on information gathered from adults who grew up in villages in Southeast Alaska, this publication looks at how to develop 4-H programming in remote rural Alaska. It highlights the importance of establishing 4-H programs within the context of culture, language and spirituality, building relationships outside of the village and promoting youth leadership. A section on recommendations for 4-H programming also describes how the recommendations contribute to the essential elements of positive 4-H development.

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