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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

...corporations as stewards of the land in the 1971 settlement of Native land claims. ``We're fortunate in Alaska,'' said Rick Knecht, director of the Museum of the Aleutians in Unalaska. ``Most Native corporations probably, pound for pound, put...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012499/Ins_protecting.shtml
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
Crews resume excavation at Aleutian archaeological site

...samples are in the same range as the ones taken in 2003 by Rick Knecht, the original archaeologist at the site, before he...tests, the crew determined the original estimate done by Rick Knecht in 2003 was under the actual volume. The crew is funded...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070207/sta_crews001.shtml
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Northwest Digest

...Odyssey. The Earth had suddenly cooled, and ice surrounded the Aleutian Islands almost year-round, according to Rick Knecht, an archaeologist and University of Alaska Fairbanks professor. Residents of the ancient site - a village marked by...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072907/sta_20070729018.shtml
News
Glorious treatment of Alutiiq culture

...Chugach Heritage Foundation; Don Dumond, who did archaeological research on the northern Alaska Peninsula in the 1960s; Rick Knecht, director of the Museum of the Aleutians; and anthropologist Sven Haakanson Jr., familiar to many from a National...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022402/Boo_alutiiqbook.shtml
Books
Excavation shines light on ancient village

...In the time I'm giving this talk hundreds of artifacts are washing out to sea all over the delta region," said Rick Knecht, a longtime Alaska archaeologist now employed by the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. At the 700-year-old site...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101010/sta_718502614.shtml
News
Protecting the past

...produced more than 1,000 artifacts. Collection grows: Rick Knecht, director of the new Museum of the Aleutians, shows...land claims. ``We're fortunate in Alaska,'' said Rick Knecht, director of the Museum of the Aleutians in Unalaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012499/Ins_protecting.html
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