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Record #188487:

Finns in Russian Alaska: impacts and observations / Marcus Lepola.

Title: Finns in Russian Alaska: impacts and observations / Marcus Lepola.
Author(s): Lepola, Marcus.
Date: 2009.
In: Arctic Studies Center Newsletter. (2009.), Vol. 16 (2009)
Abstract: Describes author's research into cultural contact between Finns, Russians and native peoples of Alaska in 18th and 19th centuries. By 1839, following Russian expansion in Alaska, 823 people from Russia and Europe (representing different ethnic backgrounds) inhabited Russian colonies in Alaska, together with 1,318 creoles (Métis). In Sitka, most seamen were Finns, and many Finns held high positions within colony.
Notes:

Arctic Studies Center Newsletter. Vol. 16 :31-32 (2009).

Keywords: 314 -- Demography.
314.74 -- Migration, international.
325 -- Colonisation.
39 -- Ethnography.
903 -- Archaeology.
93"17" -- Eighteenth century.
93"18" -- Nineteenth century.
U -- Archaeology.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*49) -- Alaska.
(*56) -- Finland.
SPRI record no.: 188487

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