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Discovering an ancient Southeast AK

...Part of it's figuring out where to look," he said. "It's a little counterintuitive."Baichtal, Forest Service archaeologist Risa Carlson and others have developed a model that uses Geographic Information Systems and digital elevation...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-10/discovering-ancient-southeast-ak
Outdoors
Skaters take to the ice on Mendenhall Lake

...cabin was built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps as a warming hut for outdoor skaters, according to Forest Service archaeologist Myra Gilliam."In my skating, I stick closer to the Skater's side," Neary said.It's especially important...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-19/skaters-take-ice-mendenhall-lake
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Native burial site. The fragments of two skulls and a jaw bone were lying on the ground in a remote area, said Forest Service archaeologist Terry Fifield in Craig. He was told of the find Wednesday and reported it to the Alaska State Troopers and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062200/Loc_burialsite.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Reports of people finding Native remains have been increasing as the population grows, said Terry Fifield, Forest Service archaeologist for Prince of Wales Island. He knows of six such instances from the past four years. One man, who dug up...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083099/Loc_map.shtml
Archaeological find turns into landmark court case

...law requires that felony violators know they are doing something illegal, the court said. Terry Fifield, a Forest Service archaeologist in Craig who worked on the case, said the appeals court ruling set precedent. "Other cases had to be dropped...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012102/sta_archeology.shtml
News
Construction crew discovers old skull while working in basement of historic home

...and with the help of an archaeologist, determined that the remains were old and not part of a crime scene. Forest Service archaeologist Jay Kinsman then looked over the site for other materials - namely, wood or fiber - but found none."Those...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-11-20/construction-crew-discovers-old-skull-w
State
From boomtown to wilderness: exploring history in Tracy Arm

...Adze marks in trees are about the only remaining physical evidence of the Sumdum. But some years ago, a Forest Service archaeologist used a soil probe to show me the charcoal and crushed shells buried beneath Holkham Bay's beaches. In that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091010/out_706204204.shtml
Outdoors
Sifting through a slice of Southeast's history

...history recently when they helped local U.S. Forest Service archaeologists catalog a motherlode of artifacts that have...cool collection," said Myra Gilliam, a Forest Service archaeologist based in Juneau who went to Hoonah to work...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062209/loc_453369631.shtml
Map betrays burial site

...Reports of people finding Native remains have been increasing as the population grows, said Terry Fifield, Forest Service archaeologist for Prince of Wales Island. He knows of six such instances from the past four years. One man, who dug up...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083099/Loc_map.html
Local
March Coffee & Collections highlights early days of Juneau Ski Club, Dan Moller Cabin

...courtesy of Jim Mahan. The viewing will be followed by a discussion of the history of the Club by Williams. US Forest Service archaeologist for the Juneau Ranger District, Myra Gilliam will then discuss her work with the Dan Moller Cabin. In 2004...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031711/art_800701051.shtml
Arts

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