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Web launches and upcoming events at the Arctic Studies Center!

New in 2007

The latest news and research from the Arctic Studies Center.

International Polar Year

The fourth International Polar Year kicks off in March, 2007. Please check back for details about Smithsonian participation in IPY activities. Other information can be found now at:

2007-2008 International Polar Year


Alaska Native Collections: Sharing Knowledge

The indigenous heritage of Alaska and adjacent regions is woven from the arts, knowledge, values, and beliefs of many cultures. Explore Smithsonian collections with Native tradition bearers and learn about the peoples of this northern world.

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For more information about upcoming events please contact us!