Category Nunalleq Project

Two weeks in Quinhagak — Nunalleq 2019

Alice here, just checking in with an update on the Nunalleq Education Pack now that we’re nearing the official release! I’ve just returned from a very productive 2 weeks in Quinhagak setting up the local school (Kuinerrarmiut Elitnaurviat) with the first installation of the software and doing some user group feedback with the children and […]

How Did You Live? Writing a Song for Nunalleq

Another update on the material coming together for Nunalleq: Stories from the Village of Our Ancestors – the interactive educational computer program we’ve been working on which is due for release in early 2019… Part of my work during the 2018 field season was to begin recording stories, insights and local knowledge as sound bites […]

Nunalleq: Stories from the Village of our Ancestors — Nunalleq 2018

Hi folks, Alice here checking in for my much overdue blog post this season (sorry Charlotta!). For the past year and a half I’ve been working on developing an educational resource for the site aimed at elementary schoolkids to share the story of the Nunalleq Archaeology Project. It runs like a computer program so when […] […]

Adventures in Alaska

Last week I returned home after spending just shy of a month working in Quinhagak, Alaska excavating a pre-contact Yup’ik sod house at Nunalleq. I’d known about this dig for a number of years, after Dr Gordon Noble (head of archaeology at Aberdeen Uni) snuck me down to the storeroom to have a peek at […]