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Suwat: Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Alaska Native dance ensemble, mid-performance, next to a window overlooking Nome, Alaska.
Festivities for Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Alaska Native drumming and dancing and a potluck of traditional foods marked the celebration. Photo: a performance by the King Island Dancers; photo credit: Emily Hofstaedter, KNOM.

In this episode, Danielle Slingsby and guests talk about local events celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Listen to the full episode below.

Image at top: The King Island Dancers performing in celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2018. Photo by Emily Hofstaedter, KNOM (2018).

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