Niġliq: Site of an Ancient Trade Fair

Alaska Academic Standards


Standard A: Seeing the world in spatial terms (use and make maps, globes, and graphs)

Standard B: Places and regions (human and physical features)

Standard D: Human systems (migration, movement, interactions, economic activities, settlement patterns, and political units)

Standard F: Power of geography (to understand the world by interpreting the past, knowing the present, and preparing for the future)


Standard A: A student should understand that history is a record of human experiences that links the past to the present and the future, including:

1)    chronological frameworks

5)  history is a narrative told in many voices expressing divers perspectives

6) cultural elements reflect the ideas and attitudes of a specific time and influence human interaction

Standard B: A student should understand historical themes through factual knowledge of time, places, ideas, institutions, cultures, people, and events, including:

1)    comprehend the forces of change and continuity

3)  historical understanding is relevant to the student’s life

Standard C: A student should develop the skills and process of historical inquiry, including:

1)    use technology to access, retrieve, organize, and present historical information

2)    use historical data from a variety of sources

3)    apply thinking skills to understand history