TASK Photos


October 2019 Teacher Workshop in Anchorage and Nome

Whittier tunnel

Teachers & Staff walk the tunnel hallway that connects the school to the greater building in Whittier. Photo: Keiko Herrick.



On bus

Hawai'ian teachers & Staff on the bus bound for Whittier, via Turnagain Arm. Photo: Keiko Herrick.


On Turnagain

Everyone poses on a pullout after visiting Whittier. Photo: Keiko Herrick.


Turnagain pose

The visiting teachers & staff had an opportunity to check out Potter's Marsh. Photo: Keiko Herrick.

 Dr. Amarok

Dr. Barb Amarok is the Director of the Northwest Campus in Nome and she presented to the group the importance learning the ways of Alaska Natives. Photo: Putt Clark.



 Nick and Reid

Reid Yokote and Nick "Eskimo Ninja" Hanson compete in the traditional ear pull contest. Photo: Putt Clark.

Nick dances with group

Nick dances with Culture Club, the Nome High School dance troupe. Photo: Putt Clark.



 Teachers practice

Reid Yokote works with a group of Nome teachers on Hawai'ian dance. Photo: Putt Clark.

 Nick presents

Nick Hanson talks teachers through the traditional ear pull game. Photo: Putt Clark.



 Roy presents

Roy Ashenfelter displays his parka made by his wife from the furs he trapped and hunted. Photo: Putt Clark.


Brenda works with teachers

Brenda Duty hands out ecosystem cards to teachers for collaborative game. Photo: Keiko Herrick.



teachers collaborate making maps

Teachers collaborate on a mapping project in Nome. Photo: Putt Clark.

Muskox on Anvil Mt.

Mukoxen lay about on the hillside of Anvil Mountain. Photo: Putt Clark.


White Alice

The White Alice Towers sit sentinel, and derelict, on Anvil Mountain. Photo: Putt Clark.

Reid hula dancing

Reid Yokote shares a traditional hula dance with the group. Photo: Putt Clark.


 TASK Group

TASK teachers & Staff pose together on the top of Anvil Mountain, behind Nome. Photo: Putt Clark.

Early organizing of TASK, in Hawai'i, 2018


University of Hawai'i in Kapolei, West Oahu. K-12 Outreach will be working closely with staff at U of H.  Photo: Sam Norlin.


Banyan Tree

This Banyan tree is a relatively young tree. Older, larger ones spread their root system making their "trunk" appear massive in circumference.  Photo: Putt Clark

Fish in Harbor

Tropical fish swim lazily in the warm water of a Honolulu harbor. Photo: Putt Clark


Mary Jo & Putt

K-12 Staff pose with Teresa Janowski, Key Note Speaker at the U of H STEM/STEAM & Education Conference. 

TASK Planning Meeting

K-12 Outreach staff, Hawai'i counterparts met in February to plan and organize. Photo: Sam Norlin.



Natural vegetaion in the Kapolei area,  West Oahu.  Photo: Sam Norlin.