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Dig near Quinhagak yields ancient hair

...were found at the site of an ancient village 5 miles outside the Yup'ik community, KYUK reported.Archaeologist Rick Knecht with the University of Aberdeen in Scotland is in charge of the dig, which is funded by the village Native corporation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-05/dig-near-quinhagak-yields-ancient-hair
State
Quinhagak residents hope ancient hair tells story

...samples were among items found at the site of an ancient village 5 miles outside the Yup'ik community.Archaeologist Rick Knecht with the University of Aberdeen in Scotland is in charge of the dig, which is funded by the village Native corporation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-03/quinhagak-residents-hope-ancient-hair-t
State
Alaska Science Forum: High-and-dry log points to great Alaska tsunamis

...gathering of Earth and space scientists in December 2013.Because worsening weather required Carver and archaeologist Rick Knecht to leave Sedanka Island with haste, Carver didn't have time to backfill his hole. But he sailed away with a new...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-20/alaska-science-forum-high-and-dry-lo
Outdoors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...20 years as an archaeologist, Rick Knecht still marvels at the prehistoric...20 years as an archaeologist, Rick Knecht still marvels at the prehistoric...20 years as an archaeologist, Rick Knecht still marvels at the prehistoric...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082099/Loc_alutian.shtml
Aleutian museum opens this month

UNALASKA - Even after 20 years as an archaeologist, Rick Knecht still marvels at the prehistoric artifacts he finds in the Aleutians. The stone blades, barbed harpoons and tiny charms he digs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082099/Loc_alutian.html
Local
Museum finds historic basket via Internet

...belief that only junk is available at Internet auction houses. Amid the used computer equipment and beanie babies, Rick Knecht found an eye-popping discovery last month while surfing the Web. Following a tip from a friend, the Museum of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051700/Loc_basket.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...belief that only junk is available at Internet auction houses. Amid the used computer equipment and beanie babies, Rick Knecht found an eye-popping discovery last month while surfing the Web. Following a tip from a friend, the Museum of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051700/Loc_basket.shtml
Archaeologist unearths rare Native artifact

...palm-size statue carved from bone, appears to be part of a volute, or ancient hunting hat, said museum director Rick Knecht. Charles Bellow discovered the artifact last Monday while digging a few feet down at the edge of the 6- by 6-meter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081301/sta_artifact.shtml
News
'Aleut' totem heads back to Alaska from Tennessee

...members of the military stationed in the Aleutians during World War II. ``It's an interesting piece,'' said Rick Knecht, an archaeologist and director of the new museum. ``I guess it speaks to what they thought Native culture was like...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032899/Loc_totem.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...members of the military stationed in the Aleutians during World War II. ``It's an interesting piece,'' said Rick Knecht, an archaeologist and director of the new museum. ``I guess it speaks to what they thought Native culture was like...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032899/Loc_totem.shtml

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