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Book Signing: The First Great Race
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
7/25/2014
In his new book, dog musher Dan Seavey tells the story of fulfilling a boyhood dream and of his adventures running the first Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Seavey placed third in that grueling 1,000-mile, 20-day odyssey. He is the father of Iditarod Champion Mitch Seavey and the grandfather of the youngest Iditarod champion ever, Dallas Seavey. Free
 

 
Smithsonian Spotlight: Voices of our Ancestors
Noon
8/7/2014
Scholar and author Roy Agloinga discusses the new dictionary of Qawairaq Igaluik Inupiaq, the endangered language of his home village of White Mountain. The dictionary is a resource to reinvigorate the community by passing on traditional knowledge through Inupiat definitions of place and relationships. Included with admission and with membership
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