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Oct
24
7:00 PM19:00

Book Talk: The Art of Recalling with Barbara Sjoholm

An opportunity to hear author Barbara Sjoholm for those on the west side of the Sound!

Barbara Sjoholm has been studying the lives of Demant Hatt and Turi for many years and presents a talk and slide show about their mutual influence and how Sápmi is reflected in their writings and artwork. Copies of Sjoholm’s new biography of Demant Hatt, Black Fox (University of Wisconsin) will be available.

Barbara Sjoholm is the editor and translator of Demant Hatt's narrative With the Lapps in the High Mountains. Her many books include novels about Demant Hatt's youthful romance with Danish composer Carl Nielsen: Fossil Island and The Former World.

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Author’s website: http://www.barbarasjoholm.com/

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Oct
9
7:00 PM19:00

Travels in Sápmi: Laura Ricketts

Join us for an engaging presentation by Nordic knitting expert and history teacher Laura Ricketts, author of "Discover the Wonderful World of Sámi Knitting." Laura was inspired to research Sámi knitting after living among the nomadic peoples of Mongolia. She will talk about her travels in Sápmi and show slides. (Laura is in town for the Nordic Knitting Conference, at which she is teaching and giving the keynote address.) 
Light refreshments, free parking.

Sponsored by Pacific Sámi Searvi and the Swedish Club

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