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Ledwina Jones (AK '96)

Teacher

Ayaprun Yup'ik Immersion School
Bethel, AK

Subject(s) taught: Social Studies/History
Grade(s): K

At the time of the Award, Ledwina Jones was:

Teacher
Ayaprun School
Newtok, AK

Subject(s) taught: Social Studies/History
Grade(s): K


Biographical Information

With the unique distinction of having had a school named after her (Ayaprun, her Yup'ik name), Ledwina Jones has clearly become something of an institution in her small rural community. As a bilingual teacher in Bethel, Mrs. Jones tries to relate everything she teaches to the Yup'ik culture, using songs, chants, and arts and crafts activities.



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