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Visiting the reindeer pack team: 64.503521, -165.437965
Corralled Reindeer at Mekoryuk Alaska 1954: 60.389447, -166.187696
Reindeer Being Driven to Corral in Golovin AK 1938: 64.545659, -162.983551
Kotzebue Reindeer Harvest 1950s: 66.805698, -162.544420
Reindeer in Corral in Egavik AK 1938: 64.043449, -160.922745
Reindeer Taking an Airplane Ride Anchorage AK 1960: 61.218056, -149.900278
Reindeer In Klikitarik Alaska: 63.457222, -161.455833
Reindeer Herd in Wales Alaska between 1896 and 1913: 65.609167, -168.087500
Reindeer Herd at Penny River between 1913-1939: 64.682821, -165.585080
Reindeer in Barrow Alaska: 71.290556, -156.788611
Cattle on Kodiak Is ~1939: 57.361497, -154.561157
Dairy Cattle Fairbanks Alaska 1938: 64.869754, -147.724296
Juneau Dairy : 58.301944, -134.419722
Guernseys at Eagle River 1938: 61.324749, -149.570099
A study of cattle at Sitka 1887: 57.053056, -135.330000
Reindeer Corral at Shishmaref 1923: 66.256667, -166.071944
O///'Conner family Reindeer Corral, Salmon Lake: 64.902271, -164.998238
Reindeer in Teller ~1896-1913: 65.248026, -166.383133
Theresa Creek Reindeer Corral 1942: 65.602594, -162.273379
Reindeer Facilities St Michael 1938: 63.478056, -162.039167
Akulikutak Corral: 60.751389, -161.287222
Igloo Corral: 65.143028, -165.073196
Cantwell Reindeer Herd ~1920-1929: 63.391667, -148.950833
Milking Reindeer at Teller Alaska: 65.250843, -166.290436
Reindeer Carcasses Kivalina 1930///'s: 67.726944, -164.533333
Reindeer Facilities Shaktoolik: 64.333889, -161.153889
Seward Dairy 1918: 60.104167, -149.442222
Valdez Dairy ~1896-1917: 61.130833, -146.348333
Douglas Island Dairy Cows: 58.263986, -134.546078
Beef Industry in Alaska: 57.461499, -153.402100
Kodiak Hereford Beef: 57.818832, -152.623444
Nome Dairy: 64.497188, -165.397625
Pure Bred Galloway Kodiak 1919: 57.645321, -152.502315
Yak At Fairbanks Agricultural Experiment Statiion (1913-1939): 64.852497, -147.852373
Yaks In Fairbanks: 64.852497, -147.863445
Yak Closeup in Fairbanks 1921: 64.857815, -147.870011
Little Creek Farm Nome AK 1912: 64.534450, -165.441055
Chirikof Cattle 1880s: 55.814718, -155.615510
Bison off the Richardson Highway (~1925-1954): 63.955950, -145.792007
Bison Near Delta (~1950-1969): 64.034977, -145.649872
Buffalo on the Delta River (~1925-1954): 64.155278, -145.859722
Seward Dairy (1915-1919): 60.118182, -149.445648
Alaska Interior Game Ranch Inc: 63.943873, -145.156174
Alaska Interior Game Ranch Inc: 63.896676, -144.990692
Matanuska Dairy Farm: 61.600092, -149.252830
Lomen Elephant Point Plant (1938): 66.258889, -161.334722
Lomens Egavik Plant: 64.039814, -160.924516
Alaska Reindeer Kotzebue Herd no. 2: 66.829303, -162.555084
Native Reindeer Herder in Nome: 64.501511, -165.449982
Golovin Corral 1938: 64.546842, -162.967383
Reindeer Earmarking & Castration Golovin AK, July 1938.: 64.546398, -162.970634
Reindeer Meat Drying at Gambel (~1939-1959): 63.775520, -171.720514
Reindeer herd St. Paul Island, 1942.: 57.180125, -170.274353
Reindeer. Hooper Bay, 1949: 61.531111, -166.096667
15 Reindeer introduced to St. George Alaska in 1911: 56.576449, -169.617920
Hagemeister Island Reindeer: 58.682017, -160.954605
St. Mathew Island Reindeer.: 60.419576, -172.744838
Umnak Island Reindeer: 53.289601, -168.162231
Atka Island Reindeer: 52.245019, -174.136734
Kodiak Island Reindeer: 56.977469, -154.396362
Sitkinak Cattle: 56.541869, -154.124530
Roosevelt Elk on Afognak Island: 58.327945, -152.641460
Kodiak Cattle Company Buffalo: 57.425851, -152.336254
Kodiak Game Ranch & Cattle Company Elk.: 57.464813, -152.328529
Kodiak Game Ranch & Cattle Company: 57.436663, -152.343636
Kodiak Game Ranch & Cattle Company Yaks.: 57.453013, -152.341747
Popof Island Bison: 55.323617, -160.480042
Reindeer Corralled onboard ship: 65.262222, -166.845833
Siberian Reindeer & Herders Land in Teller 1892: 65.263611, -166.360833
Wales Reindeer Herders (~1903-1913): 65.626798, -168.107986
Reindeer and Eskimos of Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska.: 65.623397, -168.081894
Ward Farms: 60.429731, -151.135783
Ward Farms Delta Junction Alaska: 63.925792, -145.154285
Sawmill Creek Ranch: 63.968413, -144.969406
Circle F Ranch: 61.685094, -144.815238
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Visiting the reindeer pack team
Visiting the reindeer pack team. (~1896-1913)cropped-AMHA_Sami_1986-1913_reindeerpackteam.jpg
Nome, AK
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Corralled Reindeer at Mekoryuk Alaska 1954
Reindeer  in Merkoryuk Alaska, 1954.
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Mekoryuk, AK
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Reindeer Being Driven to Corral in Golovin AK 1938
Reindeer herded in Golovin Ak, 1938.
Reindeer being driven into a corral at Golovin in 1938.
Golovin, AK
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Kotzebue Reindeer Harvest 1950s

Kotzebue Reindeer Harvest 1950's.
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Kotzebue, AK
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Reindeer in Corral in Egavik AK 1938
Reindeer in Egavik Ak, 1938.
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Egavik Creek
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Reindeer Taking an Airplane Ride Anchorage AK 1960
Reindeer taking an airplane ride, Anchorage Ak, 1960.
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Anchorage, AK
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Reindeer In Klikitarik Alaska
Reindeer at a corral in Klikitarik Ak, 1938.
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Klikitarik River, Nome, AK
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Reindeer Herd in Wales Alaska between 1896 and 1913
Largest herd in Wales Alaska ~1913.Cape_Prince_of_Wales_Reindeer_herdlargest_in_Alaska
Wales, Alaska, United States
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Reindeer Herd at Penny River between 1913-1939
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Penny River, Alaska, United States
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Reindeer in Barrow Alaska
Reindeer Herd in Barrow AK ~1939Reindeer_herd_adults_and_fawns_Barrow
Barrow, Alaska, United States
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Cattle on Kodiak Is ~1939
Cattle on Kodiak Island ~1939Cattle_on_Kodiak_Island_Alaska
Kodiak, AK, United States
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Dairy Cattle Fairbanks Alaska 1938
Dairy Cattle Fairbanks Alaska 1938Dairy_cattle_Fairbanks_Alaska
Creamers Field State Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, Fairbanks, AK, United States
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Juneau Dairy
Juneau Dairy (~1893-1943)Juneau_Dairy_Juneau_Alaska
Juneau, AK, United States
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Guernseys at Eagle River 1938
Guernseys at Eagle River 1938Cow_Guernseys_on_Eagle_Flats
Eagle River, Anchorage, AK, United States
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A study of cattle at Sitka 1887
A study of cattle at Sitka. 1887A_study_of_cattle_at_Sitka_1887
Sitka, AK, United States
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Reindeer Corral at Shishmaref 1923
Reindeer Corral at Shishmaref 1923.Reindeer_corral_Shishmaref_1923
Shishmaref, AK, United States
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O///'Conner family Reindeer Corral, Salmon Lake
O'Connor family corral Salmon Lake ~1913-1939.OConnor_family_reindeer_corrals_near_Salmon_Lake_Alaska
Salmon Lake, AK, United States
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Reindeer in Teller ~1896-1913
Reindeer In Teller AK (~1896-1913)Raindeer_sic_Teller_Alaska
Teller, AK, United States
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Theresa Creek Reindeer Corral 1942
Theresa Creek Reindeer Corral 1942Theresa_Creek_Reindeer_Corral_3
Theresa Creek, Northwest Arctic, Alaska, United States
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Reindeer Facilities St Michael 1938
St Michael Reindeer Facilities 1938Alaska_St_Michael_Williams_abattoir_Pockets_and_chute_July_1938
St. Michael, AK, United States
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Akulikutak Corral
Akulikutak Corral Near Bethel. 1938Akolakotuk_sic_corral_July_1938
Akulikutak River, United States
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Igloo Corral
Igloo Corral 1938 (Marys Igloo).Igloo_corral
Marys Igloo, United States
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Cantwell Reindeer Herd ~1920-1929
Cantwell Reindeer Herd 1920's.Reindeer_herd
Cantwell, AK, United States
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Milking Reindeer at Teller Alaska
Milking Reindeer near Teller AK ~1913Milking_raindeer_sic_at_Teller_Alaska
Teller, Alaska, United States
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Reindeer Carcasses Kivalina 1930///'s
Reindeer Carcasses Kivalina AK 1930's.Reindeer_carcasses_Kivalina
Kivalina, AK, United States
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Reindeer Facilities Shaktoolik
Reindeer Facilities at Shaktoolik AK.Alaska_Shaktolik_sic_Froshland_Abattoir_July_1938
Shaktoolik, AK, United States
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Seward Dairy 1918
Seward Dairy 1918.Seward_Dairy_mile_3_Seward_Division_Government_Railroad_Oct_20_1918
Seward, AK, United States
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Valdez Dairy ~1896-1917
Valdez Dairy & Poultry Farm ~1896James_Fish_in_front_of_his_cabin_on_the_Valdez_Dairy_and_Poultry_Farm-1917
Valdez, AK, United States
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Douglas Island Dairy Cows
Douglas Island Dairy Cows.Kendler_family_dairy_pasture
Douglas Island, AK, United States
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Beef Industry in Alaska
Discussion of Alaska Beef Industry 1960s
Kodiak, AK, United States
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Kodiak Hereford Beef
Kodiak Hereford Beef
Kodiak, Alaska, United States
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Nome Dairy
Nome Dairy (1896-1913)Nome_dairy
Nome, Alaska, United States
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Pure Bred Galloway Kodiak 1919
Pure Bred Galloway, Kalsin Bay Kodiak AK 1919.

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Kalsin Bay, Kodiak Island, AK, United States
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Yak At Fairbanks Agricultural Experiment Statiion (1913-1939)
Yaks in Fairbanks (~1913-1939)
Fairbanks, AK, United States
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Yaks In Fairbanks
Yaks in Fairbanks (~1913-1939)
Fairbanks, AK, United States
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Yak Closeup in Fairbanks 1921
Closeup Yaks in Fairbanks 1921
Fairbanks, AK, United States
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Little Creek Farm Nome AK 1912
Little Creek Farm Nome AK, 1912
Nome, AK, United States
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Chirikof Cattle 1880s
Chirikof Island Cattle

Federal managers launch new effort to solve cow conundrum on remote Alaska islands
Chirikof Island, United States
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Bison off the Richardson Highway (~1925-1954)
Bison off Richardson Highway (~1925-1954)
Delta Junction, AK, United States
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Bison Near Delta (~1950-1969)
Bison Near Delta (~1950-1969)
Delta Junction, AK, United States
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Buffalo on the Delta River (~1925-1954)
Bison on the Delta River (~1925-1954)
Delta River, Big Delta, AK, United States
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Seward Dairy (1915-1919)
Seward Dairy (1915-1919)Seward_Dairy_ca_19151919
Seward, AK, United States
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Alaska Interior Game Ranch Inc
Alaska Interior Game Ranch, Inc (1991-Present)
12139 Rapeseed Way, Delta Junction, AK, United States
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Alaska Interior Game Ranch Inc
Alaska Interior Game Ranch Inc.(1991-Present)
12139 Rapeseed Way, Delta Junction, AK, United States
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Matanuska Dairy Farm
Matanuska Dairy Farm (~1920-1929)
Matanuska-Susitna, AK, United States
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Lomen Elephant Point Plant (1938)
Lomen Elephant Point Plant

Lomen Elephant Point Plant, Store, Bunkhouse, Abattoir etc 1938.
Elephant Point, Northwest Arctic, AK, United States
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Lomens Egavik Plant
Lomens Egavik Plant Cold Storage 1938.
Egavik Creek, United States
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Alaska Reindeer Kotzebue Herd no. 2
Kotzebue Herd no. 2 1915
Kotzebue, AK, United States
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Native Reindeer Herder in Nome
Native Reindeer Herder in Nome (~1896-1939)
Nome, AK, United States
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Golovin Corral 1938
Golovin Corral July 1938.
Golovin, AK, United States
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Reindeer Earmarking & Castration Golovin AK, July 1938.
Reindeer Earmarking & Castration, Golovin July 1938.
Golovin, AK, United States
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Reindeer Meat Drying at Gambel (~1939-1959)
A herd of 70 reindeer were introduced to St. Lawrence Island in 1900.   By 1917 there were 10,000 animals.  There are between 2000 and 3000 reindeer there currently.

Reindeer Meat Drying in Gambel AK. (~1939-1959)
Gambell, AK, United States
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Reindeer herd St. Paul Island, 1942.
25 Reindeer brought .to St. Paul Alaska in 1911. The herd peaked at 2046 in 1938.  Poaching, severe winters and overgrazing leading to starvation caused the herd to decline to just 8 animals in 1950.  In 1951 31 reindeer were brought from Nunivak Island.  In 2007 there were several hundred reindeer on St. Paul and St. George Islands.

St. Paul Reindeer Herd 1942
St. Paul, Alaska, United States
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Reindeer. Hooper Bay, 1949
Reindeer in Hooper Bay Alaska, 1949.
Hooper Bay, AK, United States
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15 Reindeer introduced to St. George Alaska in 1911
15 Reindeer introduced to St. George Island in 1911 grew to 160 animals by 1921.  The population peaked at 222 in 1922 then declined to 60 by 1926.  It was completely eliminated by 1950.  A second group of 15 animals was imported from Umnak Island in 1980 and peaked at ~450-550 animals in 2004. The herd declined to 230  animals by 2006.
St. George, Alaska, United States
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Hagemeister Island Reindeer
The Bureau of Indian Affairs imported 71 reindeer from Nunivak Island to Hagemeister Island in 1965.  The population peaked at 1530 in 1991.  Due to overgrazing the herd was eliminated by government officials starting in 1992.
Hagemeister Island, Dillingham, AK, United States
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St. Mathew Island Reindeer.
29 Reindeer were introduced to St. Mathews Island in 1944 by the US Coast Guard to provide and emergency food source. The population rose to about 6000 by 1963 and then died off in the next two years to 42 animals. By the 1980s the population had completely died out.  See:
THE INTRODUCTION, INCREASE, AND CRASH OF REINDEER ON ST. MATTHEW ISLAND By David R. Klein.
St. Matthew Island, United States
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Umnak Island Reindeer
Eighty six reindeer were introduced to Umnak Island in 1913.  There were over 5000 reindeer by the 1980s. In 1989 the population was estimated at 6500.
Umnak Island, United States
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Atka Island Reindeer
40 reindeer were imported from Ugashik to Atka in 1914.  By  1930 the population reached over 2000.  In 1973 the population was estimated at between 2500 and 3500. In 1990 the population was estimated at 200.
Atka Island, United States
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Kodiak Island Reindeer
Reindeer were introduced to Kodiak in the 1920's. By the 1950's all herding had ceased and the reindeer are now considered feral.  About 200 reindeer currently occupy the southwest part of the island.
Kodiak, Alaska, United States
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Sitkinak Cattle
Sitkinak Cattle(1937-Present)
Sitkinak Island, United States
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Roosevelt Elk on Afognak Island
Roosevelt Elk were imported to Afognak Island from Washington state in the late 1920's.
Afognak Island, United States
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Kodiak Cattle Company Buffalo
Kodiak Cattle Company is the largest buffalo ranch in Alaska. Started in 1967 with about 450 head of cattle.  They imported buffalo from Wyoming onto their ranch in 1980.
Kodiak Game Ranch & Cattle Company Buffalo.
Narrow Cape, Kodiak Island, AK, United States
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Kodiak Game Ranch & Cattle Company Elk.
Kodiak Game Ranch and Cattle Company started in 1967 with about 450 head of cattle. They added 40 buffalo in 1980, and  Elk in 1996.

Kodiak Game Ranch & Cattle Company Elk.
Narrow Cape, Kodiak Island, AK, United States
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Kodiak Game Ranch & Cattle Company
Kodiak Game Ranch & Cattle Company started in 1967 with about 450 head of cattle. They added buffalo in 1980, elk in 1996 and yaks in 2006.

Kodiak Game Ranch & Cattle Company Beef.
Narrow Cape, Kodiak Island, AK, United States
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Kodiak Game Ranch & Cattle Company Yaks.
Kodiak Game Ranch & Cattle Company started in 1967 with about  450 head of cattle.  They added 40 buffalo in 1980,  Elk in 1996 and Yaks in 2006.
Narrow Cape, Kodiak Island, AK, United States
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Popof Island Bison
This herd of plains bison was started when 2 female bison made it to shore after being dropped off a barge. The bull didn't make it, but by chance one of the females was pregnant and gave birth to a bull calf : the founding father of the herd of ~150 as of 2009.

Popof Island Bison(1951).
Popof Island, United States
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Reindeer Corralled onboard ship
Reindeer corralled onboard ship sometime after 1922.

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Port Clarence, AK, United States
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Siberian Reindeer & Herders Land in Teller 1892
Siberian Reindeer & Herders arrive in Teller AK, 1892.

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Teller, Alaska, United States
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Wales Reindeer Herders (~1903-1913)
Wales Reindeer Herds Early 1900's
Wales, Alaska, United States
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Reindeer and Eskimos of Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska.
Reindeer and Eskimos in Wales AK, (1896-1913)

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Wales, AK, United States
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Ward Farms
Bill and Marcia Ward imported Elk to the Kenai Peninsula in the early 1990's
Echo Lake Road, Soldotna, AK, United States
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Ward Farms Delta Junction Alaska
Ward Farm Elk Delta Junction Alaska 1999-2005

Elk farming thriving in Alaska
5 Saw Mill Creek Rd, Delta Junction, AK, United States
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Sawmill Creek Ranch
Dick Carr imported Elk to his Sawmill Creek Ranch in 1995/1996. Phil Kaspari eventually bought most most of the Stock and are currently still raising yaks.

Yak time: Distinctive animals raised in Delta Junction
Sawmill Creek Ranch, Rapeseed Way, Delta Junction, AK, United States
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Circle F Ranch
Alaska Yaks at Circle F Ranch
Copper Center, Alaska, United States

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