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A Naknek Chronicle: Ten Thousand Years in a Land of Lakes and Rivers and Mountains of Fire

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A Naknek Chronicle: Ten Thousand Years in a Land of Lakes and Rivers and Mountains of Fire
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Beautifully illustrated, A Naknek Chronicle provides a firsthand account of surprising archaeological discoveries and tells a fascinating story, punctuated by volcanic eruptions and floods, pixies and small tools, strange newcomers and unexplained disappearances, and puzzled engravings on river pebbles.

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Table of Contents


List of Illustrations…………….iv
List of Tables…………v
Foreword…………..vi
Preface……….ix

1. The Place…………….1

  • Shape of the Land……….1
  • Toward Archaeology………..6
  • Notes to Chapter 1……….11

2. The more Ancient Past………..13

  • The Earliest People in Alaska……..13
  • Hunters on the Alaska Peninsula: The Paleoarctic Tradition……..15
  • Later Hunters: The Northern Archaic Tradition………17
  • Earliest Known People at Brooks River: The Kittiwick Period……..20
    •   Brooks River Strand Phase………21
    •   Brooks River Beachridge Phase……….23
  • First Heavy Use of Brooks River: The Gorner Period……24
  • Increasing Use of the Upper Drainage: The Brooks River Period…29
    •   Smelt Creek Phase……….30
    •   Brooks River Weir Phase……….32
    •   Brooks River Falls Phase……….33
    •   Discussion: The Brooks River Period………34
  • Expansion in the Lower Drainage: The Naknek Period…….35
    •   Brooks River Camp Phase……….36
    •   Brooks River Bluffs Phase……….41
    •   Pavik Phase: The Advent of the Russians…….46
    •   Unexplored Sites of the Upper Drainage……….51
  • Notes to Chapter 2………..55

3. The Nineteenth Century………………59

  • Maps…………59
  • Ethnic Groups…………60
  • Settlements and Population……….63
  • Households and Families……..69
  • Visitors…………71
    • Ivan Petroff………71
    • The Earl of Lonsdale………….74
    • The Frank Leslie Alaska Expedition……….75
    • Josiah Edward Spurr……….76
    • Other Travelers……….77
  • Notes to Chapter 3………79

4. When the Century Turned………83

  • Fish Business……….83
  • The Latest Great Eruption……..84
  • Families……….88
    •   Severnovsk Settlements………88
    •   Naknek River Villages………..91
  • Influenza………..93
  • Notes to Chapter 4…………….96

5. Into the Twentieth…………99

  • Notes to Chapter 5…………101
  • References………..102

Afterword…….109

Audience

This publication would be a valuable primary resourse for teachers and students of Alaskan history.

Reviews

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars on Goodreads.com!

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$8.38
International Price:
$11.73
Publisher:
Interior Dept., National Park Service, Katmai National Park and Preserve
Author:
  • Dumond, Don E.
Year/Pages:
2005: 124 p.; ill.
Notes:
NB1311
Key Phrases:
  • Indians
  • Alaska
SuDocs Class:
I 29.2:N 14
Weight:
1
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Cover:
Paper
Subject Bibliography:
016
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
11/02/2005
Last Status Update:
10/26/2017
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