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Baranov museum hosts speakers on Sami culture and reindeer herding

Reindeer. (Photo by Kevin Duffy / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Last week, the Baranov Museum hosted several speakers who talked about Sami reindeer herders and their history in Alaska. The museum recently opened an exhibit on the subject. The Sami people are indigenous to the Arctic areas of Scandinavia, Finland, and Russia, and in the 1800s taught Inupiaq people how to …

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