The Value of Peacefulness
"Peacefulness is a value prized by Yup’ik peoples.
Fienup-Riordan, 2005b points out:
“If a person lived according to the rules
and acted with compassion and restraint,
the result would be a peaceful life”
"Nepaitnaq", meaning, “to be silent or quiet,”
commonly used for people who do not make noise
and avoid commotion or conflict
Yup’ik people who are not arrogant,
keep to themselves, help others and
avoid gossip are considered
to live a peaceful life."
Yupik: Alaska (Central Alaskan) Yupik, Yup’igtun, Yugtun—"Kiñuiñak" (peace), "илакулъык'" / "Ilakuljyq" (peace), "Nepaitnaq" (peacefulness from "Nepaite" (to be silent or quiet), "Nepaitnauluni" (peaceful and harmonious), "Uitanqegcineq" (peace), "Qinuite" (to be at peace) or "Quunir" (to be calm)—Native Americans of Alaska (Central Alaskan Yupik (or Yugtun) - the largest dialect is spoken in Yukon River, Nelson Island, Kuskokwim River, and Bristol Bay. Yupik - Alaska (Central Alaskan) Yupik, Yugtun Native Americans of Alaska (Central Alaskan Yupik (or Yugtun) - the largest dialect is spoken in Yukon River, Nelson Island, Kuskokwim River, and Bristol Bay.
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