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Reindeer are faced with the disappearance of their traditional migration routes.
In colonial times, fears of a slave revolt caused a popular celebration to be outlawed.
For African slaves in the Hudson Valley, the colonial Pinkster celebration offered a rare opportunity for reuniting with family and friends.
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