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Archaeologists find remains of ancient village

...artifacts were uncovered by archaeologists and students from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, at the ancient village site of Arolik near Quinhagak. The artifacts include household items, jewelry and weapons, KYUK reported.The oldest...
US Forest Service seeks campground host

...with its own picnic table and fire ring. There are water faucets and one accessible vault toilet. The site was once a village site for the Auk Tlingit Natives. It is located 15 miles Northwest of Juneau on Glacier Highway. For more information...
Company hopes to tap high winds for rural power with flying turbine

...of TDX Power, which provides power to remote locations."Ultimately, the goal is to deploy the BAT at off-grid village sites that have high (energy) costs," Rein said.Power rates vary from village to village. The cost per kilowatt hour...
Alaska Science Forum: Biologist creates legacy at village goose camp

...and older from the small Cu'pik-speaking village of Chevak. The children each spent a few days at the abandoned village site of Old Chevak helping Ely and other biologists round up flightless birds so the researchers could band them. The scientists...
Local students asking: Why do we live here?

...society by completing a course-long group project of selecting and presenting the potential locations of year-round village sites. One example of class investigation includes how the students examined the ingenuity and complexity of Tlingit technology...
Museum writes book on archaeological dig

...The book will be broken up into seven chapters: an introduction, the settlement of the Karluk River, the Karluk One village site, the collection, economic life, household life and social and spiritual life.Each chapter contains supporting essays...
Book documents 25-year goose-banding project

...biologists would head to Old Chevak on motorboats for a 30-mile ride in the meandering Kashunuk River. At the old village site, they set up camp in tents as well as a wooden building that once was a church. They helped biologists capture geese...
Alaska islanders held during WWII reunite

...villages" was Attu, leveled during the build-up to the great battle. Today only a lonely memorial marks the old village site.The surviving Attuans were sent to other Aleutian towns, including Atka, where Golodoff now lives."I had not...
UAS students digging for clues of past

...The class also consists of a number of Native students assisting in the search for potential Tlingit fish camps or village sites. Michelle Martin, a Tlingit student majoring in anthropology, said the dig provides clues to the different cultures...
Native tribal leaders worry about road access to cultural landmarks

...over 20 years," said Juneau Ranger District archeologist Myra Gilliam. Indeed, historical accounts of Auk Kwaan village sites in Berners Bay were recorded on paper in the 1940s. The stories have lived on for centuries, through oral history...


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