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Village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

...That tiny population had more than doubled by the time of the Cold War displacement, according to an account by Smithsonian Institution anthropologist Igor Krupnik.In a phone interview, Krupnik said the Diomede reunion project might have been...

...according to the band's website. They have performed worldwide, including at the grand opening of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian, and were featured in the Discovery Channel's "Flying Wild Alaska...
American food exhibit opens in Fairbanks

...that have contributed to the country's culinary history."Key Ingredients" is a traveling exhibit from Smithsonian Institutions, which presents museum-quality pieces to small or medium-sized U.S. cities. It's the final stop in...
Arts & Entertainment

...Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their holdings for the first time in an exhibition planned at the Smithsonian Institution.The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art announced Monday that the entire Cosby collection will go...
Arts & Entertainment

...historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show "Will and Grace."Show creators David Kohan...
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Federal workers back to work after 16-day shutdown

...serving the public is so important," said Greg Bettwy as he prepared to return to his job in Washington with the Smithsonian Institution's human resource department. Bettwy said he watched his spending carefully during the shutdown - choosing...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Scientists with the Smithsonian Institution have discovered at least one new fish species at a deep reef off Curacao while conducting a yearlong project to gather data on...
Community News

...People to People leadership program in Washington, D.C., in June. While there she visited Capitol Hill, the Smithsonian Institution, Gettysburg National Military Park and the International Spy Museum. She also participated in small group discussions...
Priest, anthropologist to receive humanities awards

...Exhibition. The display was mounted at the Anchorage Museum of History and Art in 1996 prior to a run at the Smithsonian Institution. Fienup-Riordan is the author of several books on Yupik culture and has lived, worked and taught in Alaska...

WASHINGTON - With most of its 137 million objects kept behind the scenes or in a faraway museum, the Smithsonian Institution is launching a new 3D scanning and printing initiative to make more of its massive collection accessible to schools...


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