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Low Tide Reveals Alutiiq Fishing Method

Rocks alignments representing the remains of an intertidal fish trap, Kodiak Island, Alaska. Photograph courtesy the Alutiiq Museum Kayla Desroches/KMXT A local archaeologist says there may be the remains of a historic Alutiiq fish trap on the north end of Kodiak Island. He says those types of man-made formations are rare to discover in the region. The Alutiiq Museum is …

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Rock Carvings Identified on Afognak Island

Petroglyphs on Afognak Island. Photo courtesy of Alutiiq Museum Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Alutiiq Museum’s curator of archaeology, Patrick Saltonstall, recently identified a cluster of petroglyphs carved into a rock on Afognak Island. He says they’d been aware of possible petroglyphs in the site for years, and this month he visited the area with an Afognak Native Corporation senior land patrol …

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Afognak Native Corporation Close to Recovering All $3.8 Million Lost in Cyber-attack

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Afognak Native Corporation has nearly recovered all of the $3.826 million it lost to a cyber-fraud attack about a year ago. According to Alisha Drabek senior vice president of community and government affairs for the Afognak Native Corporation, fraudsters targeted subsidiary Alutiiq LLC and posed first as the Afognak CEO and then as attorneys through email and …

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