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Featuring an extensive update to ASC 'Arctic Crashes' research projects, highlights from ASC Anchorage, including material culture workshops, news on the NMNH Arctic Spring Festival and the U.S. Arctic Council Chairmanship. Research features on Mongolian cultural heritage preservation, Tiger Burch's lecture series, the Shaw collection, the DeLong Expedition, and several fascinating contributions from ASC researchers and collaborators, such as research from Carla Dove on a feather pillow in a Viking grave. This issue also pays tribute to our esteemed colleagues, Lyudmila Bogoslovskaya, Richard Dauenhauer, and Donald Hurlbert, and introduces the ASC interns and their research, as well as recent ASC publications.
Featuring an introduction to the new ASC 'Arctic Crashes' research project, highlights from ASC Anchorage, updates to the Sant Ocean's Hall, Research features on Mongolian cultural heritage preservation, Tiger Burch's legacy, the Cadzow collection and several contributions from ASC researchers and collaborators. This issue also pays tribute to several deceased scholars and experts, introduces the ASC interns as well as recent ASC publications.
Issue 20 (May 2013)
Featuring a review of the 18th Inuit Studies Conference including highlights, developing programs, and conference history. ASC NL 20 also includes information about other ASC exhibits, research, and fieldwork. Specific topics include ornithology in the Southern Hemisphere, artwork from the Arctic, SIKU project update, the legacy of Ted Carpenter, and fieldwork in Washington, DC, Labrador, Quebec and Mongolia.
Featuring updates on the Inuit Studies Conference including conference exhibitions, speakers and links. ASC NL 19 also includes information about other ASC exhibits, research, and fieldwork. Specific topics include the planning of an exhibit featuring the Boreal Forest, ASC Anchorage festivals and workshops, Lucien Turner collection work and fieldwork in Washington, DC, Labrador, Quebec and Mongolia.
Featuring the opening of the Anchorage exhibit, Living Our Cultures, Sharing Our Heritage: The First People of Alaska, ASC NL 18 also includes information on ASC exhibits, research, and fieldwork. Specific topics include the opening of the Yup'ik Science exhibit, Yuungnaqpiallerput (The Way We Geniunely Live): Masterworks of Yup'ik Science and Survival; Mongolian scholar visit, Edward Nelson transcription project, and fieldwork in Washington, DC, Labrador, Quebec and Mongolia.
Featuring an update on the Anchorage project, Living Our Cultures, Sharing Our Heritage: The First People of Alaska, ASC NL 17 also includes information on ASC exhibits, research, and fieldwork. Specific topics include the International Polar Year project, fieldwork in Washington, DC, Labrador, Quebec and Mongolia; and SIKU project updates.
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the ASC's inception, the newsletter features summaries of the center's activites. Further, the newsletter provides an update on the Living our Cultures conservation project and exhibit. ASC NL 16 also includes articles on the Yéil Yeik exhibit, fieldwork reports from Quebec and Mongolia, and a summary of the Interpolar Year 2007-2008.
Featuring an update on the Living our Cultures conservation project, as well as reports on International Polar Year activities. ASC NL 15 also includes articles on the Friend Acting Strangely traveling exhibit, an update on the NMNH Ocean Hall (opening in Sept. 2008), fieldwork reports from Quebec and Mongolia, and an account of the return of a Killer Whale Crest hat to Mark Jacobs, Jr. of the Dakl’aweidí clan.
Featuring upcoming IPY activities and the Alaska Collections Project in Anchorage. The newsletter also includes research reports from Alaska, Labrador, Quebec, and Mongolia, public programs, and collaborative research with interns and fellows.
Featuring research reports from Alaska, Labrador, Quebec, and Mongolia, this issue also presents information about two festivals that took place at the Natural History Museum last year. Learn more about the new Arctic: A Friend Acting Strangely exhibition, or the photographic exhibit, Frost. This newsletter takes a look at some recently revisited archival collections as well as several new ASC publications.
Issue 12.1 (May 2005)
Featuring highlights from the "Festival of Greenland", including a section on Greenland Arts and Performances, an article on the Tupilak, Kayak Builder, Knud Rasmussen, and the Pfaff Collection from Disko Bay.
Issue 12 (November 2005)
Featuring highlights from the Alaska Native Arts and Culture Festival, including the festival program, schedule, special events and lectures featured at the festival, Arts and Performances, and articles on Alaskan collections, Alaskan Native Cultures including Athabascan, Alutiiq, Aleut, Tlingit, Yup'ik, Siberian Yupik and Inupiaq.
Featuring research reports from Alaska, Labrador, Quebec, and Mongolia, this issue also presents information on narwhal research, arctic climate studies, exhibits and collections, new publications, special events, and plans for the forthcoming International Polar Year activities of 2007-8.
Featuring archeological field reports on Burial Mounds and Mass graves in Mongolia, and the St. Lawrence Gateways Expedition 2002-2003. Additional field work covered is the Mongolia Deer Stone Project, sub-surface surveys in Northern Iceland, and the Arctic Studies Center's Labrador Initiatives 2003. Exhibition news covers the tour end of the Vikings, going on the road with Autiiq Exhibit, Looking Both Ways, and the return of Lucien Turner's Inuit collection to Kuujuaq. Updates on research, repatriation, and conservation of Yup'ik Masks. Research articles on the International Polar Year 2007-2008, Linguistic Research on the Kensington Runestone, the Narwhal Tusk Expedition and Research, and Site Selection Criteria of the Norse in Greenland. ASC news updates include donations, conferences, distinguished visitors, the Aleut visit to the Alaska Collections Project, archaeology and oral traditions, honors and awards are all in covered in this issue.