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|1953 8 Sep
||Jameson and Gale Bond arrived in Arctic Bay in the District of Franklin and were named Knights of Bahá’u’lláh. [BW13:451, SDSC127]
||Arctic Bay; Franklin; Canada
||Jameson Bond; Gale Bond; Knights of Bahaullah
|1968 (Late in the year)
||Two Chilean Bahá’ís, Aníbal Soto, a telegraph operator in the Chilean Navy and his wife, Norma Soto, were posted to a Chilean base in Antarctica.
||The first local spiritual assembly of Kotzebue, an Iñupiat Eskimo community situated north of the Arctic Circle, was formed.
||Kotzebue; Alaska; United States; Arctic
|1974 11 – 18 Aug
||The first Teaching Conference of the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions of Europe took place in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands. [BW16:110]
||Torshavn; Faroe Islands; Arctic
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Teaching; First conferences
||The only Bahá’í to visit the continent in the 1970s, John R. Peiniger, an Australian, was stationed in Antarctica for a brief time.
See Aníbal and Norma Soto, a couple who visited in the previous decade.
||John R. Peiniger
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