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2014-03-13T20:01:36.000Z
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What happens when a people meets its past?
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Recently, as a result of Smithsonian exhibitions of the collections, the Yup'ik people have been creating their own exhibitions on their nearly vanished traditional life. Bill Fitzhugh, director of the Smithsonian's Arctic Studies Center, discusses these events as a recovery of knowledge, which is helping to ensure that a culture and a language remain relevant and viable. He also demonstrates ways to look at Yup'ik artifacts to learn how their culture solved real-world problems in some unexpected ways. Presented by: Bill Fitzhugh Curator of Archaeology and Director of the Arctic Studies Center, National Museum of Natural History Original Airdate: April 14, 2010 You can stay connected with the Smithsonian's upcoming online events and view a full collection of past sessions on a variety of topics.: http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/events/online_events.html
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57 min 55 sec
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