Finalist for archaeology curator job to give talk

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — One of three finalists for a job as curator at the University of Alaska Museum of the North is scheduled to speak at a public seminar this week.

University of Alaska Fairbanks officials say Josh Reuther (RUTH'-ER) will speak about the archaeology of the Kuskokwim River.

Officials say Reuther is a Fairbanks-based archaeologist with Northern Land Use Research Alaska, a resources predevelopment firm.

The free public seminar is scheduled to take place at 11 a.m. Friday in the Reichardt Building at UAF.

Reuther is a finalist for the dual position of museum archaeology curator and assistant professor at UAF's anthropology department.

Another finalist for the position, anthropologist Kathyrn Krasinski (cra-SIN'-skee), spoke Tuesday about prehistoric subsistence.

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