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Lake Superior Sami Gathering: Sami Collection Introduction
North American Sami descendants and friends are invited to the Lake Superior Sami Gathering in Duluth. The event is sponsored by the Sami Cultural Center of North America and Báiki: The International Sami Journal.
On Friday, Aug. 10 staff at the Kathryn A. Martin Library at UMD will introduce the Sami collection followed by supper and movies at the Sami Cultural Center, 4915 E. Superior St., #205.
On Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday, Aug. 12, a full schedule of activities will be held at the Lafayette Community Center on Park Point. A featured guest will be Marie Kvernmo traveling from Norway with a grant from Dáiddafoanda/Sámi Artist Council. Sami genealogist David Erickson will answer questions about Sami genealogy research. Nathan Muus and Lyz Jaakola will join Marie Kvernmo for a musical evening of joik following dinner on Saturday.
Reservation forms are available at samiculturalcenter.org and one is also shown below. For more information email samicenterna @ gmail.com.