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Sámi Álbmotbeaivi (Sámi National Day)
5:30 PM17:30

Sámi Álbmotbeaivi (Sámi National Day)

In celebration of the first Sámi national congress, which was opened in Tråante (Trondheim) on February 6, 1917, join PSS members at the event hosted by the Scandinavian Cultural Center on the PLU campus in Tacoma. We understand there will be a guest speaker Melannie Cunningham, a screening of Sámi Blood, and refreshments, all free of charge.

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The beautiful tree and bird painting is by Sámi artist Solveig Arneng Johnson of Duluth, Minnesota.

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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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