The Sami Reindeer People of Alaska

September 6, 2016

The exhibit, which is a joint project of the Sami Cultural Center and Báiki will be opening on September 11, 2016, noon- 4 p.m. at Nordic Northwest’s Nordia Center at 8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, Oregon, and continues until November 27, 2016.
The Sami Reindeer People of Alaska exhibit tells the stories of the reindeer herders hired by the U.S. government in 1894 and 1898 to teach reindeer husbandry to Native Alaskans and features historic photographs, maps, and Sami traditional handicrafts.


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