Tag Archives: Kodiak archaeology

Talk of the Rock: Alutiiq Museum Archaeological Surveys

Our guests this week are Patrick Saltonstall and Molly Odell from the Alutiiq Museum. They talk about archaeological surveys around Kodiak, primarily about looking for previously unknown sites. We also learn how the historic record can change as new sites and new information is learned. 2018 Dig Group. Crew begins excavations at the Qikr’tangcut (Little Island) site in 2018. (Photo …

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A Reflection on Community Archaeology 2016

Patrick Saltonstall stands in front of site. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT This year’s Community Archaeology Program, which turns Kodiak locals into archaeologists, wrapped up this month. It was the last year digging the Kashevaroff site at Womens Bay, and Alutiiq Museum Curator of Archaeology Patrick Saltonstall says this year confirmed a lot of the conclusions they’d previously drawn. He says …

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