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villages around Nikolaevsk, which are modern Alaska’s only Russian settlements. Currently, about 2,000 Old Believers, who still speak Old Russian, live largely by hunting, fishing, trapping, and farming. icons for worshipers, who may not approach the iconostasis. The New Archangel Dancers, Sitka, perform Russian folk songs and dances to promote Alaska’s Russian heritage. Old Believer women working in the fields near Nikolaevsk A P O R T R A I T O F A L A S K A 33 The Holy Assumption of
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